The MIT Kavli Institute paves the way for new developments in space- & ground-based astrophysics. Our faculty, research staff, and students develop technology & instrumentation with a focus on an engineering and technical core.
Researchers at The Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research explore extreme and unusual phenomena found beyond the Earth including extrasolar planets, black holes, neutron stars, and distant galaxies and clusters of galaxies.
First dark matter search results from a surface run of the 10-L DMTPC directional dark matter detector
Dmtpc Collaboration and Ahlen, S. and Battat, J.B.R. and Caldwell, T. and Deaconu, C. and Dujmic, D. and Fedus, W. and Fisher, P. and Golub, F. and Henderson, S. and Inglis, A. and Kaboth, A. and Kohse, G. and Lanza, R. and Lee, A. and Lopez, J. and Monroe, J. and Sahin, T. and Sciolla, G. and Skvorodnev, N. and Tomita, H. and Wellenstein, H. and Wolfe, I. and Yamamoto, R. and Yegoryan, H.