Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
The Kavli Foundation
The winners of the 2012 USA Science and Engineering Festival's Kavli Science Video Contest have been announced.
Scientists from the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University of Technology have discovered a key element in the mechanism of DNA repair.
Kavli Prize Laureate Donald EIgler and KITP's Matthew Fisher join 16 Kavli Frontiers of Science alumni join in being elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
The prize is "awarded to recognize and encourage outstanding research in all areas of nanoscience.
Scientists have succeeded for the first time in detecting a Majorana particle -- a particle that is its own anti-particle: the Majorana fermion, and exist on the border between matter and anti-matter.
The mission finds more than 200 supermassive black holes called " blazars" and has the potential to find thousands more.
An unprecedented survey of gravitationally lensed quasars provides strong evidence that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.
Analysis of data from the 10-meter South Pole Telescope is providing new support for the most widely accepted explanation of dark energy — the source of the mysterious force that is responsible for the accelerating expansion of the universe.
Thomas Jessell has been named a recopient of the 2012 Canada Gairdner International Awards in recognition of his contributions to medical science.