Kavli News

02/23/2012

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

02/20/2012

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.

02/14/2012

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.

02/10/2012

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

02/07/2012

The Univeristy of Tokyo has joined the Kavli family with the Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU).

02/02/2012

Thanks to the presence of a natural "zoom lens" in space, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope got a uniquely close-up look at the brightest "magnified" galaxy yet discovered.

01/30/2012

The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) at UC Santa Barbara has been awarded $2.5 million by the Simons Foundation to support the work of leading scientists on extended visits at the world-renowned research center.

01/10/2012

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have uncovered a cluster of galaxies in the initial stages of development. It is the most distant such grouping ever observed in the early universe.

12/14/2011

New data helps astronomers understand the origin of cosmic rays and subatomic particles.

12/14/2011

An international team of scientists has discovered that the supernova that exploded in August –– dubbed the supernova of a generation –– was a "white dwarf."

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