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Dr. Daniel Lellouch

Dr. Lellouch gets people involved in science through astronomy and physics

Supernova 3C58, first observed in the year 1181 AD by Chinese and Japanese astronomers, imaged by the Chandra telescope in X-ray emissions. NASA/CXC/SAO

Ultraviolet observations may shed new light on exploding stars...

Chandra Crab Nebula. Image: NASA

Researchers discover a star’s “mini-explosion” taking place just a month...

Super Supernovae
The largest stars die in explosions more powerful than anyone thought possible--some triggered in part by the...
The lunar nearside (left) is a contrast between dark (craters) and light (mountains) surfaces that has been fancied as the Man in the Moon. Lunar terrain types are still designated by their 17th century name maria and terra (brighter features also known as uplands or highlands; right). Images by NASA.
Is there a reason why this particular half of the Moon locked with Earth, or was it pure coincidence that it didn’t “turn its...
Zoloto | Shay Id Alony. Installation, painted wood, 2006
When two black holes get close, what are the chances they will meet and emit gravitational waves?
Avishay Gal-Yam

Avishay Gal-Yam was awarded the IPS Prize for a Young Physicist by the Israel Physical Society. He was also awarded the Krill Prize for Excellence...

An Explosive Pair

The discovery of a new type of supernova may shed light on some universal mysteries


The Big Blow-Up

The first observations of the explosion of a star around 200 times the size of our sun reveals a new type of supernova...