Kavli News

07/11/2012

For the first time, dark galaxies — an early phase of galaxy formation, predicted by theory but unobserved until now — may have been spotted.

07/11/2012

Combining data from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and observations with optical telescopes, a KIPAC scientist has discovered the most extreme 'black widow' pulsar yet.

07/05/2012

Astronomers find evidence the universe is filled with a giant web-like structure of dark matter, arrayed in vast filaments between the galaxies.

06/28/2012

Astronomers have found a puzzling arc of light behind an extremely massive cluster of galaxies residing 10 billion light-years away.

06/12/2012

Researchers create ultra slippery anti-ice and anti-frost surfaces. The technology prevents ice sheets from developing on surfaces—and any ice that does form, slides off effortlessly.

06/08/2012

Commonality can be used to predict or even design new materials that exhibit exreme behaviors.

05/31/2012

Seven pioneering scientists have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, and include a cash award of one million dollars in each field.

05/31/2012

The "stitching" between crystals of graphene affects how well these carbon monolayers conduct electricity and retain their strength.

05/30/2012

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded KITP $1.6 million for its ongoing interdisciplinary biology initiatives.

05/29/2012

Taking an engineer's approach to making synthetic blood vessels could lead to new techniques in regenerative medicine and better drug delivery strategies.

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