Does string theory describe all fundamental particles and forces? Can gravity and quantum mechanics be reconciled? How can theoretical models help us understand complicated systems?
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Astrophysics Research Highlights
Research highlights from Kavli Astrophysics Institutes
Jan 18, 2023
Aug 19, 2022
The latest in the search for low-frequency gravitational waves by members of the Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Feb 28, 2022
Bryan Webber of the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe's Collider Phenomenology group reflects on his research experiences and life at the Institute
Dec 02, 2021
I feel that it is especially important to pursue the most far-reaching opportunities and challenges and to seek answers to the most fundamental questions.
- Fred Kavli