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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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KICC Annual Report 2019

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

Oct 06, 2020

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 has been awarded to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel, and Andrea Ghez, for their discoveries about one of the most exotic phenomena in the universe: the black hole.

First joint measurement of exoplanet’s mass and brightness challenges classical model of planet formation

Oct 02, 2020

A team of astronomers led by led by KICC researcher Mathias Nowak have used the ESO instrument GRAVITY to take the first image of an exoplanet that had previously only been detected indirectly via the spectrum of its star.

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