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Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge

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KICC Overview

The Kavli Institute for Cosmology (KICC) provides an environment in which the University’s cosmologists and astrophysicists from different academic departments can share knowledge, work together on major projects and develop new initiatives.

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Research Themes

Kavli research encompasses observational experiments and theoretical modelling of the Universe. It's origin and evolution from the 'Big Bang' through to the present and into the future.

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Projects

Scientists at KICC have been leading, or have been heavily involved in many major observational, instrumental and computational projects, often involving large international collaborations.

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People

The Kavli Institute brings together eminent Professors, Lecturers, Postdoctoral and Doctoral Researchers from three University departments, Institute of Astronomy, Cavendish Astrophysics and Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) together with visiting academics from around the world.

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Rocky Worlds: from the Solar System to Exoplanets

Jan 07, 2020

Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge

Distorted Astrophysical Discs

May 18, 2020

Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge

Epoch of Galaxy Quenching

Sep 07, 2020

Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge

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KICC Annual Report 2018

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Detecting galaxy halo heating from accreting black holes

Oct 25, 2019

Scientists at the Kavli Institute have identified hot gas around the most luminous quasar at an epoch when the universe was less than 4 billion years old.

Stormy cluster weather could unleash black hole power and explain lack of cosmic cooling

Oct 17, 2019

“Weather” in clusters of galaxies may explain a longstanding puzzle, according to a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge.

A Reanalysis of Planck

Oct 14, 2019

Members of KICC since its foundation and longstanding members of the Planck collaboration, Prof. George Efstathiou and Dr. Steven Gratton recently uploaded their detailed reanalysis of the Planck satellite Cosmic Microwave Background data to the arXiv preprint server.

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