Kavli News

08/15/2012

As vast as the Milky Way may seem, our sprawling galaxy is but a speck next to the largest structures in the universe: galaxy clusters

08/15/2012

Astronomers have found an extraordinary galaxy cluster -- one of the largest objects in the Universe -- that is breaking several important cosmic records.

08/15/2012

Astronomers have found an extraordinary galaxy cluster — one of the largest objects in the universe — that is breaking several important cosmic records.

08/10/2012

UCLA researchers have developed a new transparent solar cell that is an advance toward giving windows in homes and other buildings the ability to generate electricity while still allowing people to see outside.

08/02/2012

The new finding supports a clumpy 3D scenario of supernovae explosions rather than the widely accepted bipolar explosion scenario. It advances our understanding of how supernovae explode, a process that has been a persistent mystery.

08/01/2012

Meyer received a share of his second Gruber Cosmology Prize for his work as a member of the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe.

07/31/2012

Lars Bildsten, professor of physics and a KITP permanent member was chosen to be the new director of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics.

07/30/2012

Program attracts 70 students and teachers from 13 high schools in Beijing and Jiangsu Province.

07/30/2012

With a milliseconds long flash of blue light, Yale University researchers regulated a critical type of signaling molecule within cell membranes, another illustration of the power of light-based techniques to manipulate cell functions and thus to study mechanisms of disease.

07/25/2012

Exoplanetary system, 10,000 light years away, has regularly aligned orbits similar to those in our solar system.

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