Kavli News

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.

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.

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