The National Academy of Sciences announced today that it has received a $10.5 million gift from The Kavli Foundation to establish the Fred Kavli Endowment Fund, which honors the late physicist, entrepreneur, innovator, business leader, and philanthropist. To recognize Kavli’s generous and unwavering support for science, the auditorium of the historic National Academy of Sciences Building will be renamed the Fred Kavli Auditorium. A portrait of Fred Kavli and a commemorative plaque will be unveiled at the NAS annual meeting, which will take place April 29-May 2....
KavliPrizeScience communicator Alan Alda shared some insights on the science behind this year's Kavli Prize award in his podcast "Clear+vivid". Give it a listen if you have not already:
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