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Jacqueline Hewitt to step down as director of the MIT Kavli Institute

Jacqueline Hewitt, the Julius A. Stratton Professor in Electrical Engineering and Physics, will step down as director of the MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, effective Jan. 16,…

Obituary: Fred Kavli, Founder and Chairman of The Kavli Foundation (1927-2013)

…Hewitt, Director of MIT’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, recalls… “At one of Fred Kavli’s visits to MIT he was with us at our HETE satellite ground station…

Celebrating 10 years of the Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research at MIT

On June 18-19 the MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI) held an anniversary celebration to mark its first 10 years, which have seen tremendous advances…

Alan Guth shares $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics

…and also through his funding of Kavli Institutes around the world, including at MIT, Fred Kavli has been crucially important in furthering the cause of science.” Guth’s previous honors include…

Planets Aplenty with the TESS Mission: An Interview with the Director of the Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research

…of Technology, where members of its Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI) spearheaded the mission’s development and are serving in prominent science roles today. Nurturing TESS…

Jacqueline Hewitt reappointed Kavli Institute director

Professor of Physics Jacqueline Hewitt will continue in her role as director of the MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI), Marc Kastner, dean of the School of…

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MIT Kavli Institute The MIT Kavli Institute (Director: Jacqueline Hewitt; Associate Director: Marshall Bautz) is located in Building 37 (View Map) of the MIT Campus at…

Kavli Foundation: SPOTLIGHT LIVE — Falling into a Black Hole

…Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Permanent Member of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UCSB. Dr. Polchinski’s contributions to theoretical physics include his discovery…

The Kavli Foundation and University Partners Commit $100 Million to Brain Research

…Francisco (UCSF). These institutes will become part of an international network of seven Kavli Institutes carrying out fundamental research in neuroscience, and a broader network of 20 Kavli Institutes dedicated…

Kavli Roundtable: Galactic 'Gold Mine' Explains the Origin of Nature's Heaviest Elements

…new study, from a team of researchers at the Kavli Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the unusual event in Reticulum II was likely the collision of two, ultra-dense…