Kavli News

06/06/2011

At the White House, President Barack Obama met the seven U.S. recipients of the 2010 Kavli Prizes to recognize and honor their seminal contributions to the three fields for which the Prizes are awarded -- astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.

06/06/2011

A dark-matter experiment deep in the Soudan mine of Minnesota now has detected a seasonal signal variation similar to one an Italian experiment has been reporting for more than a decade.

06/03/2011

Professor George Efstathiou, Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology in Cambridge, is one of four astronomers who have won this year’s Gruber Cosmology Prize.

05/25/2011

A new study shows monkeys can visualize alternative, hypothetical outcomes, and pinpoint areas of the brain where this process takes place and may give scientists new clues into how to treat diseases such as depression and schizophrenia.

05/24/2011

Caltech researchers develop quick, low-cost, and portable microchip for immune monitoring and clinical applications

05/23/2011

New research shows our home galaxy belongs to a rare subset among the billions that populate the cosmos.

05/16/2011

Improved tissue grafts designed by Cornell scientists that promote vascular growth could hasten healing.

05/12/2011

What researchers once thought might be a supersolid transition is revisited in Science.

05/12/2011

The famous Crab Nebula supernova remnant has erupted in an enormous flare five times more powerful than any flare previously seen from the object. On April 12, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope first detected the outburst, which lasted six days.

05/05/2011

Members of four Kavli Insttutes have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences: Paul McEuen, Director, KIC; Boris Shraiman, permanent member, KITP; Michael Goldberg, member, KIBS; and X. Sunney Xie, participant in the KIBST.

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