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Particle Physics and Astrophysics

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

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

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

Dr. Danny Kandel

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

Dr. Zohar Komargodski
Komargodski is one of three promising young theoretical physicists to receive the Prize
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.

(l-r) Dr. Zohar Komargodski, Prof. Adam Schwimmer and visiting Prof. Alexander Zamolodchikov. Extra dimensions

Weizmann scientists give promising proof for a 23-year-old quantum physics theory

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.

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

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

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