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Particle Physics and Astrophysics

artist's illustration: merging neutron stars
16.10.2017

Weizmann Institute scientists help confirm and analyze the star merger

Dr. Daniel Lellouch
28.07.2016

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

Xenon experiment
12.11.2015

Weizmann scientists participate in search for elusive particles

Dr. Boaz Katz
22.10.2015

Could many supernovae be the result of high-speed, head-on collisions?

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
29.06.2015

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

A small black hole gains mass: Dense cold gas (green) flows toward the center of a stellar cluster (red cross in blue circle) with stars (yellow); the erratic path of the black hole through the gas (black line) is randomized by the surrounding stars
11.08.2014

A new model shows how early black holes could have grown to over a billion solar masses
 

Prof. Eli Waxman
18.03.2014

What is the number of the positrons in the galaxy?

 (l-r) Profs. Zeev Vager and Dirk Schwalm and Dr. Oded Heber
16.01.2014

A method developed at the Institute is rejuvenated; a molecular quiz is solved

Detectors for high-energy cosmic neutrinos are buried under the Antarctic ice
08.10.2013

High energy neutrinos from the Universe’s far reaches carry clues to their mysterious sources

Dr. Danny Kandel
25.08.2013

Dr. Danny Kandel, Senior Director of Advanced Development for KLA-Tencor, Israel, develops ultra-precise measurement systems

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