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Kavli Institute

(any of a number of science institutes supported by Kavli Foundation)

There are a number of Kavli Institutes, all sponsored by the Kavli Foundation, a private foundation for the advancement of science. The the foundation provides grants to universities, founding and funding the institutes. Of astronomy/astrophysics interest:

The foundation offers the Kavli Prize in Astrophysics every two years, analogous to the Nobel prizes, i.e., to selected individuals, possibly split/shared.


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Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kavli_Foundation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kavli_Institute_for_Particle_Astrophysics_and_Cosmology
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kavli_Institute_for_Cosmology
https://www.kavlifoundation.org/

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