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Particle Physics and Astrophysics

Blood Moon. Image: Thinkstock
24.07.2018

Israel is privileged to have “front-row” viewings of a blood moon and the simultaneous alignment of four planets

Inside the XENON1tT water shield
30.05.2018

Weizmann researchers participate in the most sensitive search for dark matter to date

Koushik Saha
22.03.2018

The findings may help explain the chemistry of biological molecules in outer space

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?

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