Kavli News


UC Santa Barbara astrophysicist Lars Bildsten, a permanent member of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, has been awarded the Wayne Rosing, Simon and Diana Raab Chair in Theoretical Astrophysics in recognition of his pioneering contributions to the discipline.


The Royal Society has awarded Celia Hoyles the first "Royal Society Kavli Education Medal," which recognizes an individual for a distinguished contribution to science or mathematics education.


The American Physical Society has elected the University of Chicago's Michael S. Turner vice president as of Jan. 1, 2011. The election puts Turner in line to serve later as president-elect, president, and then past-president in successive years.


Researchers have illuminated the molecular interactions that occur during the journey of messenger Ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules from the nucleus into the cytoplasm.


Estate turned Centre will host a broad array of high-level meetings, and provide an environment that historically has given rise to scientific breakthroughs.


Cees Dekker becomes the new director of Delft's Kavli Institute and officially opens a new Department of Bionanoscience.


Scientists from Delft University of Technology and the Ames Laboratory of the US Department of Energy have succeeded in fully protecting the spin state of a single electron from its environment.


The 2010 Kavli Prize laureates were presented their awards by His Majesty King Harald of Norway during a ceremony at the Oslo Concert Hall.


A new technique uses a sheet of carbon just one atom thick, to visualize the structure of molecules.


What can scientists hope to learn in the coming decade about the most basic questions about the cosmos and our place in it ?