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KIPAC brings the power of theory, computation, experiments and observations to bear on astrophysical questions, from the origins of cosmic rays to the structure and evolution of the universe. 

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Kavli Institute for Partical Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) scientist Ralf Kaehler at work here in the "Vizlab."

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LSST Camera images provide the inspiration for artist Lennart Lahuis’s “Astromelancholia.”

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Kavli Institute for Partical Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) scientist Ralf Kaehler, at work here in the "Vizlab," and colleagues use computer visualizations to simulate...
Kavli Institute for Partical Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) scientist Ralf Kaehler at work here in the "Vizlab."
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Hanna Pollek (right) and Travis Lange at the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) raft installation.
Hanna Pollek (right), and Travis Lange at the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) raft installation.
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Dwarf Galaxy 3.
Dwarf Galaxy 3.
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An enormous vat of pure liquid xenon will help scientists at SLAC and around the globe learn more about the universe.

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The power of awe and the cosmos

A cosmologist, cultural historian, and neurosurgeon discuss how outer space and otherworldly phenomena can inspire discovery across disciplines and bring people together.

Image of galaxies of different colors and varied, warped shapes.
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DESI has already mapped out more galaxies than all previous 3D surveys combined, and it's just getting started.

Mayall Telescope Star Trails
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Fulfilling a prediction of Einstein’s theory of General Relativity, researchers report the first-ever recordings of X-ray emissions from the far side of a black...

Black Hole
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From the invisible world of elementary particles to the mysteries of the cosmos, recipients of this prestigious award for early career scientists explore nature...

Panofsky fellows
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An analysis of the first three years of Dark Energy Survey data is consistent with predictions from the current best model of the universe...

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An international collaboration aims to create a 3D map of the universe, unraveling the mysterious nature of dark energy.

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For the first time, DES scientists can combine measurements of the distribution of matter, galaxies, and galaxy clusters to advance our understanding of dark...