Kavli News

08/05/2011

Researchers have reliably read out two electron spins, the elementary qubit building blocks for one day creating a super-fast quantum computer.

08/04/2011

Research helps pave the way for the next generation of computer-chip technology: photonic chips, which rely on light instead of electricity, which will allow for faster computing.

08/03/2011

Materials scientists and applied physicists collaborating at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have invented a new device that can instantly identify an unknown liquid.

07/27/2011

UC Santa Barbara's Kohn Hall, home of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

07/25/2011

Researchers have developed a novel approach that could redefine optical imaging of live biological samples.

07/14/2011

Feel uneasy with an anthropomorphic robot, playing a video game or watching an animated movie, where the human characters are realistic but not quite right? If yes, then you’ve probably visited what’s called the “uncanny valley.”

07/13/2011

Scientists have developed a new, and much less painful and potentially damaging, method to end life-threatening heart fibrillations.

06/20/2011

University faculty and administrators from 20 states gathered at Stony Brook in June for an innovative, four-day conference dedicated to improving the way scientists communicate with the public.

06/19/2011

Researchers at Delft University of Technology and the University of Basel have established a biomimetic nanopore.

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.

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