Kavli News

06/17/2010

Technique could pave way for manganites and other oxides to replace silicon in thin-film electronics, memory storage and other technologies.

06/14/2010

New research looks to explain how galaxies weighing in at about 300 million solar masses become "active."

06/08/2010

In the quest for faster and cheaper computers, scientists have imaged pore structures in insulation material at sub-nanometer scales for the first time. Understanding these structures could substantially enhance computer performance and power usage of integrated circuits.

06/03/2010

Eight scientists whose discoveries have dramatically expanded human understanding in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience have been recognised with the award of the million-dollar Kavli Prizes.

05/18/2010

UC Santa Barbara Astrophysicists are the first to identify two white dwarf stars in an eclipsing binary system, allowing for the first direct radius measurement of a rare white dwarf.

05/14/2010

UCLA researchers and collaborators have developed a technique that could lead to a new generation of psychiatric medications

04/28/2010

David A. Weitz, co-director of KIBST, and Terry Sejnowsk, executive committee member of KIBM, have elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Kavli Prize laureate Sten Grillner was elected as a foreign associate.

04/22/2010

Handling light with any polarization and over broad range of angles, the new metamaterial could be particularly well suited for solar cells.

04/15/2010

Two new and independent studies have put Einstein's General Theory of Relativity to the test like never before. These results, made using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, show Einstein's theory is still the best game in town.

04/15/2010

Students nationwide are invited to submit entries for the USA Science & Engineering Festival Kavli Science Video Contest.

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