May 26, 2022
Congratulations to Kaeli Hughes, graduate student, for winning a 2022 Nathan Sugarman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research.
May 24, 2022
Edward "Rocky" Kolb, Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the David N. Schramm Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, receives a Arthur L. Kelly Faculty Prize for Exceptional Service on June 4.
May 18, 2022
Anirudh Chiti won a 2021 IAU PhD Prize
May 3, 2022
Josh Frieman elected to the National Academy of Sciences
April 4, 2022
Two astrophysicists who have been selected for the prestigious NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP) have chosen to join the University of Chicago Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP) to conduct their postdoctoral research. The Fellows are Jessica Avva and Hayley Macpherson.
January 5, 2022
Hsiao-Wen Chen, KICP senior member and Professor in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics , has been named 2022 American Astronomical Society Fellows. The AAS Fellows program was established in 2019 to recognize AAS members for their contributions toward the Society's mission of enhancing and sharing humanity's scientific understanding of the universe.
September 21, 2021
Zhuowen Zhang has received the Prize for the Best Poster at the Fermilab Users Meeting in August, on DES galaxy cluster research.
September 7, 2021
Kaeli Hughes, KICP graduate student, won a 2021 Price Prize in Cosmology and Astrophysics
May 27, 2021
Congratulation to the winners of the Department of Energy Early Career Awards: Chihway Chang, Brian Nord, and Lindsey Bleem.
February 5, 2021
Citation: "Joshua Frieman (Fermilab / University of Chicago): For significant theoretical work on inflationary cosmology and dark energy and for pioneering contributions to optical survey science."
January 5, 2021
His work involves exploiting superheated liquid techniques in sensitive bubble chambers for direct dark matter detection experiments.
January 5, 2021
He studies cosmology, where he analyzes the faint microwave signal coming from the beginning of our universe to help answer questions in fundamental physics.
January 5, 2021
As a sixth year PhD candidate in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Gourav studies the formation and evolution of galaxies in distant galaxy clusters, using data from ground- and space-based telescopes.
December 2, 2020
John E. Carlstrom, Chair and the Subramanyan Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics, is a leading figure in the study of the cosmic microwave background—the light left over from the first few moments of the universe, has been named a 2020 AAAS Fellow.
Two $5 million gifts to support Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, name directorship for Prof. David N. Schramm
September 29, 2020
The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP) has secured $10 million in new funding through two gifts: a $5 million gift from an anonymous alumnus and his wife and a match of $5 million from The Kavli Foundation. The first gift will name the directorship of the Institute in memory of Prof. David N. Schramm, a legendary professor of theoretical astrophysics at the University of Chicago.