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The Energetic Cosmos Laboratory, started by Nobel Prize Winner Dr. George F. Smoot, is a cosmology and astrophysics group at Nazarbayev University, that investigates the birth and evolution of the universe.


  • ECL will host 2nd international conference – Exploring the Energetic Universe 201917-21 June 2019.
  • A new CNC machine has been arrived to ECL.
  • ECL team, Dr Grossan, Dr Baigarin and Ms Bekbalanova, visited National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) and High Precision Device (HPD) for collaboration on MKIDs project.
  • ECL team, Dr. Baigarin and Dr Shafiee, visited Trinity college and DIAS in order to collaborate on MKIDs project. On this trip, Dr Shafiee presented recent activities and results of ECL among Trinity and DIAS scientists.
  • Dr Bruce Grossan, Distinguished Scientist from Berkeley Space Center and also experimental leader of ECL, is selected as the best researcher of the year 2019 in Kazakhstan.
  • ECL will bring internationally renowned researchers to Nazarbayev University from June 17-21 for a research conference on Cosmology, Energetic Transients, and Advanced Detectors. See for more information.

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