Theoretical Physics News

03/29/2013

President Obama Meets U.S. Laureates of 2012 Kavli Prizes

President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office the six U.S. recipients of the 2012 Kavli Prizes.

02/19/2013

A Simple View Of Gravity Does Not Fully Explain The Distribution Of Stars In Crowded Clusters

To the surprise of scientists, a higher fraction of binary star systems are found at the outskirts of a young star cluster than in its center, despite the gravitational pull of the cluster’s core.

12/16/2012

KITP's Polchinksi One of Three Recipients of the 2013 Physics Frontier Prize
2013 Physics Frontier Prize recognizes Joseph Polchinski's broad contributions to fundamental physics, most notably the discovery of D-branes.

12/14/2012

UCSB Physicists Make Strides in Understanding Quantum Entanglement

A research team has found a way to predict how the spin of every electron in certain electronic materials could be entangled with another electron's spin.

12/14/2012

UCSB Physicists Make Strides in Understanding Quantum Entanglement

A research team has found a way to predict how the spin of every electron in certain electronic materials could be entangled with another electron's spin.

12/07/2012

Strict Limit on CPT Violation from Gamma-Ray Bursts

With a new 51 million investment, TU Delft and Leiden University will be exploring the frontiers of the ‘NanoFront’.

11/19/2012

Magnetism Combines with Gravity to Shape Black Hole's Environment

A state-of-the-art simulations demonstrates that gravity isn’t the sole arbiter of a spinning black hole’s behavior.

11/15/2012

Winners of the 2012 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards Announced

Winning work appeared in The New York Times, The Seattle Times, Smithsonian Magazine, KQED QUEST and WGBH/NOVA and others.

11/09/2012

Kunio Inoue Wins Nishina Memorial Prize

Kunio Inoue, Principal Investigator of Kavli IPMU and Professor of Research at Tohoku University, receives the 2012 Nishina Memorial Prize.

11/02/2012

Ooguri Chosen for the Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Hirosi Ooguri, Fred Kavli Chair at CalTech and Principal Investigator at Kavli IPMU is now a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

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