Latest from KIPAC

Jun 2, 2023 – News

The Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology opens its doors to the public

May 30, 2023 – News

Just because matter is visible doesn’t mean it’s easy to see.

May 17, 2023 – News

The first pair of towers are now at the Ontario facility, where they'll further the hunt for dark matter particles.

May 5, 2023 – Research Highlight
Thirty-three years ago, Voyager 1 looked back at Earth from the edge of our solar system, about 3.7 billion miles (6 billion kilometers) from the Sun. It saw, and photographed, a speck of blue floating alone in a sunbeam. The resulting picture of “the Pale Blue Dot” (as Carl Sagan termed it) shows the planet we all live on as a fraction of a pixel in a vast ocean of space. This unprecedented image and the resulting emotional impact of seeing our home planet as a vulnerable world captures the core mission of Astronomers for Planet Earth (A4E).
May 3, 2023 – News

Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences has awarded 10 scholars from top research programs the distinguished Stanford Science Fellowship for 2023.

Apr 10, 2023 – News
Finding close binary quasars is a relatively new area of research that has just developed in the past 10 to 15 years. The latest pair is an unexpected and highly valued discovery—two gravitationally bound quasars, both blazing away inside two merging galaxies. They existed when the Universe was just 3 billion years old.