Kavli Newsletter

Each issue of The Kavli Foundation e-newsletter includes feature stories, roundtable discussions about science, and the latest news from our community of Institutes, professors and programs. Below are published newsletters with links to each issue's feature stories and scientific discussions.

Kavli Foundation Newsletter Volume 4 Issue 2
May 26, 2011

Communicating Science - Insights into the craft of science writing and the state of science journalism. Three Winners of the 2010 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award talk with us about their own perspectives on the roles scientists play for reporters and the similarities between journalism and science; discussion with Sarah Hold, Hillary Rosner, Steve Silberman.

The Brain and the Public - Brainfacts.org and it's mission to educate the public about neuroscience. Recently, Susan G. Amara, President, Society for Neuroscience, responded to questions about Brainfacts.org, as well as how SfN's own efforts at public outreach have evolved since the Society's inception; discussion with Susan G. Amara (SfN).

Kavli Foundation Newsletter Volume 4 Issue 1
Jan 10, 2011

Scaling Up: The Future of Nano - Fifty-one years after Richard Feynman's famous address, "Plenty of Room at the Bottom," four extraordinary researchers joined in a roundtable discussion on the future of nanoscience.; discussion with David Awschalom (UCSB), Angela Belcher (MIT), Donald Eigler (IBM), Michael Roukes (Caltech, KNI)

Feynman's Vision - Co-chairs of the Kavli Futures Symposium, Plenty of Room in the Middle reflect on Richard Feynman's vision of Nanocience; short discussion with Donald Eigler (IBM), Michael Roukes (Caltech)

Nano Meets Astro - MacArthur Recipients explore the divide between nanosceince and astrophysics; discussion with Michal Lipson (Cornell, KIC), Nergis Mavalvala (MIT, MKI)

Kavli Foundation Newsletter Volume 3 Issue 3
Aug 31, 2010

Balance Between Cooperation and Competition - Science has a long history of crossing borders, bridging cultures and balancing the public good with private gain. (article)

The Role of International Cooperation in Science - A topic for the 2010 Kavli Prize Science Forum; discussion with Charles Vest (NAE)

The Future of Computing, from Extreme to Green - Scaling computers for scientific needs; discussion with Tom Abel (Stanford/KIPAC), Andreas Andreou (John Hopkins), William Dally (Stanford), Terry Sejnowski (HHMI)

Kavli Foundation Newsletter Volume 3 Issue 2
Jul 01, 2010

The Adaptive Brain in Action - Recent imaging advances are allowing us to our adaptive brains in action; discussion with Tobias Bonhoeffer (Max Planck Institute)

New Tools for Nanoscience - Pushing the technology of observation, measurement and control to ever-smaller dimensions; discussion with Paul McEuen and David A. Muller directors of the Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science.

Shedding Light on the Dark Side - Risa Wechsler looks for visible clues to unlock the riddles of the unseen Universe; discussion with Risa Wechsler (Stanford/KIPAC)