Kavli Newsletter

Each issue of The Kavli Foundation e-newsletter includes feature stories, roundtable discussions about science, and the latest news from our community of Institutes, professors and programs. Below are published newsletters with links to each issue's feature stories and scientific discussions.
Kavli Foundation Newsletter Volume 6 Issue 2
Aug 03, 2013

Witnessing Starbursts in Young Galaxies - Three leading scientists discuss how the world’s most powerful radio telescope revealed that the most vigorous bursts of star birth in the cosmos took place much earlier than previously thought.

Solar Power: Is It Time for the Big Push? - In the coming years, the fastest growing source of renewable power may be solar energy. But to meet the worlds needs, and overcome technological challenges, what's needed of science and industry?

An Intricate Network: New Research Is Uncovering a More Complex Path for Memory - New findings reveal memory networks more intricate than previously believed. Understanding these pathways may help develop ways to enhance learning, mitigate memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s or guard against memory loss from aging.

Kavli Foundation Newsletter Volume 6 Issue 1
Jan 08, 2013

Why It's More Important Than Ever for Scientists to Engage the Public - Three communications specialists state a strong case for why scientists benefit from engaging the world about their work; discussion with Robert Irion(UCSC), Tiffany Lohwater(AAAS) and Howard Schneider (Stony Brook University)

A Conversation with KIBM's Nicholas Spitzer - Words on educating the public in science; discussion with Nicholas Spitzer(UCSD/KIBM) and inaugural editor-in-chief of BrainFacts.org.

"Helping the Public Get Beyond a Blind Date With Science" - Video: Alan Alda's communication workshop evening address to scientist.

Kavli Foundation Newsletter Volume 5 Issue 4
Aug 23, 2012

2012 Laureates Gather for Ceremony in Oslo - On September 4, Norway's King Harald presented the Kavli Prizes in Astrophysics, Nanoscience and Neuroscience to the seven Kavli Prize laureates.

How Science Can Address and Prevent Global Health Crises - Scientists share their knowledge and experience with partners across the globe to assess risks, advance research and advise on appropriate action?

Kavli Prize Week: September 3-6 - Kavli Prize Week is dedicated to celebrating and advancing science. This week includes the Kavli Prize Award Ceremony and Kavli Prize Science Forum, as well as other events.

Kavli Foundation Newsletter Volume 5 Issue 3
Aug 17, 2012

Phoenix Cluster Sets Record Pace At Forming Stars - A massive galaxy cluster with astounding and unexpected properties; discussion with Michael McDonald (MIT/MKI) and Bradford Benson (U. Chicago/KICP)

The Fantastic, Plastic Brain - Brain plasticity and age; discussion with Randy Bruno (Columbia/KIBS), Michael Merzenich (UCSF) and Randy Nudo (U. Kansas)

How Atomic Scale Devices Are Transforming Electronics - Learning to measure and manipulate matter for fundamentally different electronic devices; discussion with Michelle Simmons (U. New South Wales), Paul Weiss (UCLA) and Stan Williams (Hewlett-Packard)