Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Director of Communications and
The Kavli Foundation
An MIT researcher and her colleagues have produced the first fully three-dimensional reconstruction of the remains of a star that exploded.
Four months into its mission, the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered 12 never-before-seen pulsars and observed gamma-ray pulses from 18 others.
UCSD provides a seminar open to the public on morality and the social brain.
A study of galaxy clusters independently confirms that the universe is expanding at an accelerating pace.
The two faintest star-like objects ever found have been spotted by a team led by MIT physicist Adam Burgasser.
Within a red plume of hydrogen gas a brilliant white spot forms. The spot expands and quickly explodes into an orange and red cloud.
President George W. Bush and his Science Advisor, Dr. John Marburger honored the first U.S. recipients of the Kavli Prize.
Brain cells can adopt a new chemical code in response to cues from the outside world, scientists working with tadpoles at the University of California, San Diego report.
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.