skip to content

Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge

 
Read more at: Portrait of young galaxy throws theory of galaxy formation on its head

Portrait of young galaxy throws theory of galaxy formation on its head

11 February 2021

A team led by KICC visitor Dr Federico Lelli has peered 12 billion years into the past, revealing a distant galaxy with an unexpected appearance. Scientists have challenged our current understanding of the way galaxies form by unveiling pictures of a young galaxy in the early life of the Universe which appears surprisingly...

Read more

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Galaxy Formation & Evolution

9 February 2021

The Astrophysics Group of the Department of Physics and the Kavli Institute for Cosmology, University of Cambridge are pleased to invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in support of activities related to the group's observational programme on the formation and evolution of galaxies and black...

Read more

Roberto Maiolino awarded the Royal Society Research Professorship

Roberto Maiolino awarded the Royal Society Research Professorship

14 January 2021

Professor Roberto Maiolino, Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge, has been awarded the prestigious Royal Society Research Professorship. This is the Royal Society's premier research award and "provides long term support to world-class researchers of outstanding achievement” and enables them "to focus on...

Read more

Two new lectureships announced by The Department of Physics - Cavendish Laboratory

14 January 2021

The Department of Physics - Cavendish Laboratory, is pleased to invite applications for two Lectureships (equivalent to Assistant Professorships). They are: A Lectureship in Extragalactic Astrophysics for which the Department is looking for a talented early career scientist to promote and develop ambitious programmes aimed...

Read more

Quantum projects launched to solve universe’s mysteries

Quantum projects launched to solve universe’s mysteries

13 January 2021

Researchers will use cutting-edge quantum technologies to transform our understanding of the universe and answer key questions such as the nature of dark matter and black holes.

Read more

Anastasia Fialkov (IoA & Kavli) and collaborators awarded the 2020 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for their work on Fuzzy Dark Matter

Anastasia Fialkov (IoA & Kavli) and collaborators awarded the 2020 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for their work on Fuzzy Dark Matter

12 January 2021

Anastasia Fialkov (IoA & Kavli), Philip Mocz (Princeton University) and their collaborators have been awarded the 'The Buchalter Cosmology Prize' (3rd place) for the work entitled “First star-forming structures in fuzzy cosmic filaments ” published in Physical Review Letters (2019). The paper was recognized by the...

Read more

Special public lectures in celebration of Stephen Hawking's birthday

Special public lectures in celebration of Stephen Hawking's birthday

6 January 2021

Two online public outreach lectures about the science of our Universe will be delivered on Friday, 8th January 2021 by Professor Sir Roger Penrose, recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics, and Professor Eiichiro Komatsu, Director of the Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Munich.

Read more

Dr Kaisey Mandel awarded ERC Consolidator Grant

Dr Kaisey Mandel awarded ERC Consolidator Grant

10 December 2020

Dr Kaisey Mandel , the interdisciplinary University Lecturer on Astrostatistics at the IoA , KICC , and the Statistical Laboratory , DPMMS , has been awarded a prestigious Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council. Dr Mandel's research focuses on utilising exploding stars called Type Ia supernovae to measure...

Read more

The Gaia Early Data Release 3

The Gaia Early Data Release 3

3 December 2020

On December 3, 2020, ESA presented the first part of the 3rd Gaia data release (Gaia Early Data Release 3, Gaia EDR3).

Read more

Arecibo radio telescope collapses

Arecibo radio telescope collapses

2 December 2020

The iconic Arecibo Observatory has collapsed, ending a 57-year run as one of the world's most powerful telescopes.

Read more