Kavli News

08/10/2012

UCLA researchers have developed a new transparent solar cell that is an advance toward giving windows in homes and other buildings the ability to generate electricity while still allowing people to see outside.

08/02/2012

The new finding supports a clumpy 3D scenario of supernovae explosions rather than the widely accepted bipolar explosion scenario. It advances our understanding of how supernovae explode, a process that has been a persistent mystery.

08/01/2012

Meyer received a share of his second Gruber Cosmology Prize for his work as a member of the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe.

07/31/2012

Lars Bildsten, professor of physics and a KITP permanent member was chosen to be the new director of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics.

07/30/2012

Program attracts 70 students and teachers from 13 high schools in Beijing and Jiangsu Province.

07/30/2012

With a milliseconds long flash of blue light, Yale University researchers regulated a critical type of signaling molecule within cell membranes, another illustration of the power of light-based techniques to manipulate cell functions and thus to study mechanisms of disease.

07/25/2012

Exoplanetary system, 10,000 light years away, has regularly aligned orbits similar to those in our solar system.

07/25/2012

The Fred Kavli Professor of California Institute of Technology and a Principal Investigator of Kavli IPMUwill receive more than $1.3 million over the next ten years for his research.

07/25/2012

A new study reveals the behavior of quasars in both radio and optical light over the past ten billion years, and it seems they have become progressively more considerate of their fellow cosmic residents.

07/17/2012

A new technique for understanding the subtle differences in the observed shapes of celestial objects brings LSST's measurement of dark energy closer to reality.

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