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The Kavli Institute for Cosmology

Kavli Institute for Cosmology

The Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge, or KICC, was founded in 2008 and comprises astronomers and cosmologists from across the University of CambridgeMore specifically, the Institute hosts researchers from the Institute of AstronomyAstrophysics Group of the Cavendish Laboratory (Department of Physics) and from the Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics).

The scientific programme of KICC is organized around the following themes:

  1. Cosmic Microwave Background and the Early Universe
  2. Large Scale Structures and Precision Cosmology
  3. Epoch of Cosmic Reionization
  4. Formation and Evolution of Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes
  5. Evolution of the Intergalactic Medium
  6. Gravitational Waves

The Institute has been made possible by an endowment from the Kavli Foundation. The donation has been used to establish a number of prestigious Kavli Institute Fellowships.