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Read more at: KICC researchers will contribute to an international project to search the skies for cosmic origins of the universe.
Simons Observatory

KICC researchers will contribute to an international project to search the skies for cosmic origins of the universe.

17 October 2022

KICC researchers will contribute to an international project to search the skies for cosmic origins of the universe. With new investment, six UK universities will deliver a major upgrade to the cosmic microwave background (CMB) experiment known as Simons Observatory (SO). The CMB is the trail of heat left by the Big Bang...


Read more at: KICC Researcher Joanna Piotrowska featured on Polish breakfast TV
Joanna Piotrowska and Anna Senkara

KICC Researcher Joanna Piotrowska featured on Polish breakfast TV

12 October 2022

KICC researcher and recent PhD graduate Joanna Piotrowska recently featured on Polish breakfast TV. The Polish researcher showed Anna Senkara, a reporter of Dzień Dobry TVN, around the University, the Kavli Institute and Instite of Astronomy and told her about the secrets of the universe. The TV segment (Polish language)...


Read more at: Astronomers develop novel way to ‘see’ the first stars through the fog of the early Universe

Astronomers develop novel way to ‘see’ the first stars through the fog of the early Universe

21 July 2022

A team of astronomers has developed a method that will allow them to ‘see’ through the fog of the early Universe and detect light from the first stars and galaxies. The researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, have developed a methodology that will allow them to observe and study the first stars through the clouds...


Read more at: Alex Amon, Senior Kavli Fellow receives Tollustrop Award and RAS’s 2022 Caroline Herschel Prize Lectureship
Alex Amon

Alex Amon, Senior Kavli Fellow receives Tollustrop Award and RAS’s 2022 Caroline Herschel Prize Lectureship

17 June 2022

Congratulations to Alex Amon, Kavli Senior Fellow, on receiving the Tollustrop Award for Postdoctoral Research for her weak-lensing work within DES and other projects and the RAS’s 2022 Caroline Herschel Prize Lectureship .


Read more at: Professor Roberto Maiolino elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society
Roberto Maiolino awarded the Royal Society Research Professorship

Professor Roberto Maiolino elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society

10 May 2022

The Kavli Institute is delighted to announce that Professor Roberto Maiolino, a previous Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology and Professor of Experimental Astrophysics, University of Cambridge has been elected as member of The Royal Society. Professor Maiolino studies the formation of galaxies using observations...


Read more at: ELT Instrument News: Green light for ANDES and MOSAIC

ELT Instrument News: Green light for ANDES and MOSAIC

1 April 2022

At its meeting in December 2021, ESO Council gave permission for the agreements for the second generation spectrographs ANDES (formerly known as HIRES) and MOSAIC to be signed. The agreements are now being discussed and drawn-up by each of the two instrument consortia with plans to kick off their Phase B design studies...


Read more at: KICC Researchers Sunny Vagnozzi (Newton-Kavli Fellow) and Anne Davis awarded Buchalter Cosmology Prize for their work on direct detection of dark energy
Buchalter Prize Winners

KICC Researchers Sunny Vagnozzi (Newton-Kavli Fellow) and Anne Davis awarded Buchalter Cosmology Prize for their work on direct detection of dark energy

3 February 2022

Congratulations to Sunny Vagnozzi (Newton-Kavli Fellow) and Anne Davis on their award of a 2021 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for their paper “Direct detection of dark energy: the XENON1T excess and future prospects” ( https://arxiv.org/abs/2103.15834 ). The work was featured in a previous KICC news item https://www.kicc.cam...


Read more at: Charting the metallicity evolution of the Universe
Metevolution 2022

Charting the metallicity evolution of the Universe

24 January 2022

We are delighted to announce the workshop 'Charting the metallicity evolution of the Universe' to be held in Catania, Sicily from 19-23 September 2022. Jointly organised by the Kavli Institute for Cosmology (KICC, Cambridge), INAF, University of Florence and Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa it will discuss the role of...


Read more at: Dr Sandro Tacchella to join KICC as Assistant Professor

Dr Sandro Tacchella to join KICC as Assistant Professor

21 January 2022

We are very pleased to announce that in April this year Dr Sandro Tacchella will join our Institute as a new Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics. Sandro is a well-known expert in galaxy evolution and has made key contributions to understanding the mechanisms and physical processes driving the formation...


Read more at: The 2022 Gold Medal in Astronomy is awarded to Professor George Efstathiou.

The 2022 Gold Medal in Astronomy is awarded to Professor George Efstathiou.

14 January 2022

fje8k1bwyaysghs.jpeg The 2022 RAS Gold Medal in Astronomy is awarded to Professor George Efstathiou. George Efstathiou is amongst the most distinguished cosmologists of his generation, one of the architects of the standard model of cosmology, “Lambda cold dark matter” (LCDM). He has made transformational contributions in...