Kavli News

05/04/2012

The winners of the 2012 USA Science and Engineering Festival's Kavli Science Video Contest have been announced.

05/03/2012

Scientists from the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University of Technology have discovered a key element in the mechanism of DNA repair.

05/02/2012

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.

04/19/2012

The prize is "awarded to recognize and encourage outstanding research in all areas of nanoscience.

04/17/2012

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.

04/12/2012

The mission finds more than 200 supermassive black holes called " blazars" and has the potential to find thousands more.

04/12/2012

An unprecedented survey of gravitationally lensed quasars provides strong evidence that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.

04/02/2012

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.

03/30/2012

An emerging chemical field may fundamentally change the nature of drug development and diagnosis of disease.

03/21/2012

Thomas Jessell has been named a recopient of the 2012 Canada Gairdner International Awards in recognition of his contributions to medical science.

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