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Ehud Duchovni

Illustration depicting particle collisions

The long and complicated journey to detect the Higgs boson, which started with one small step about 25 years ago, might finally have reached its...

Dr. Hagar Landsman at the geographical South Pole

Work on specialized particle detectors takes Dr. Hagar Landsman from Antarctic ice to Italian underground caves.

Results of a collision that could represent a Higgs boson from the ATLAS experiment

Weizmann scientists are hoping to see more conclusive signs of the Higgs boson later this year.

Results of a collision that could represent a Higgs boson from the ATLAS experiment

Extra events in the probable mass range of the Higgs boson provide first hints for its possible existence.

(l-r) Ofer Vitells, and Profs. Amos Breskin, Eilam Gross and Ehud Duchovni. Waiting for dark matter

A search for possible dark matter candidates has narrowed the possibilities. 

 WIMP detection principle in the XENON100 experiment
Weizmann Institute scientists participate in the most sensitive search yet for dark matter candidates called WIMPs.
W particle produced in a collision in the ATLAS experiment, triggered by Weizmann-made detectors (red lines). Image: the ATLAS Experiment at CERN
The hunt is on for solving the riddle of the source of mass in the Universe
An Israeli-Pakistani team at the “Atlas” experimental station
The biggest physics experiement ever undertaken is about to begin. Weizmann Institute scientists will have front-...
Weizmann Wins International “Pretend Experiment”

In preparation for the real search for the Higgs boson, physicists around the world practiced finding clues among huge...