Kavli News


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.


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


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


For the first time, researchers at MIT and elsewhere have detected all phases of thermonuclear burning in a neutron star.


Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg officially opened The Norwegian Brain Centre at Norwegian University of Science and Technolog.


For every typical star in our galaxy, there may be up to 100,000 “nomad planets” not tied to any solar system.


Vesa Niinikangas, President of the World Federation of Science Journalists announced the recipients of eight travel awards to discover science in Norway and attend the 2012 Kavli Prize Ceremony in Oslo, Norway, 3rd to 6th September.


Images produced by the Planck satellite have revealed an enormous cloud of electrons traveling near the speed of light in the heart of our Galaxy, the Milky Way.


The National Academy of Sciences' Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium program has entered into a new partnership with Israel.