Physicist Hitoshi Murayama to direct new Kavli Institute at Univ. of Tokyo

February 8, 2012

The Kavli Foundation endowed a new Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe at the University of Tokyo to be directed by theoretical physicist Hitoshi Murayama. While maintaining his position as UC Berkeley professor of physics, Murayama will guide institute research into cosmological questions such as how the universe began, how it will end and what laws govern it. The Kavli Foundation has the story.