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Avishay Gal-Yam

(l-r) Drs. Avishay Gal-Yam and Eran Ofek in the Martin Kraar Observatory on the Weizmann campus
04.01.2012

A day after landing in Israel, Dr. Eran Ofek was already at work uncovering the secrets of a new supernova

A Supernova with a View
15.12.2011

The closest supernova in 25 years yields new insights into its formation

Before and after images of the Messier 100 Galaxy reveal the appearance of SN 2006X, one of the supernovae used in the study. Photos: European Southern Observatory (ESO)
25.08.2011

New findings on supernovae are changing our understanding of these exploding stars

Before and after images of the Messier 100 Galaxy reveal the appearance of SN 2006X, one of the supernovae used in the study. Photos: European Southern Observatory (ESO)Before and after images of the Messier 100 Galaxy reveal the appearance of SN 2006X, one of the supernovae used in the study. Photos: European Southern Observatory (ESO)
22.08.2011

Scientists recheck a standard model for supernovae on which cosmic distance measurement is based

M51 supernova. Photo: Ilan Manulis, Martin Kraar Observatory
06.06.2011

The exploding star, in a galaxy near ours, shows signs of an atypical composition. 

Avishay Gal-Yam
06.02.2011

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
20.05.2010

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

 

The Big Blow-Up
03.12.2009

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

Dr. Avishay Gal-Yam. Intense gravity
01.10.2009
The first view of a huge stellar explosion from start to finish

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