Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
The Kavli Foundation
KISN at NTNU has been awarded a grant of NOK 20 million (over 3 million US) from the European Research Council (ERC).
Edvard and May-Britt Moser share the Erik K Fernström Foundation's Nordic prize of SEK 1 million.
KIPAC Director Roger Blandford will chair the next National Academy of Sciences decadal survey of astronomy and astrophysics, Astro2010.
In a ceremony at Oslo Concert Hall, seven pioneering researchers were honored as the first Kavli Prize laureates.
A powerful collision of galaxy clusters has been captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory.
Joseph G. Polchinski, permanent member of KITP has been awarded the 2008 Dirac Medal by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).
The tiny cilia found on brain cells of mammals, thought to be vestiges of a primeval past, may actually play a critical role in relaying molecular signals that spur creation of neurons.
Lithographic technology, used in the manufacture of computer chips and other electronic devices, to make finer patterns of lines over larger areas than have been possible with other methods.