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Particle Physics

Dr. Jun Miyamoto
At the beginning of 2006, Dr. Jun (Yona) Miyamoto immigrated to Israel with...
Prof. Daniel Zajfman

Today, the Board of Governors of the Weizmann Institute of Science elected Prof. Daniel Zajfman the...

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-...
First Matter

A recreation of the first matter in the Universe suggests it may have behaved like a liquid

Prof. Yitzhak Maron. Creating a hot, dense plasma

How does one harness a tiger to a shopping cart? Contain explosive energy in a bottle? And why do it?

Top (l-r): Dr. Ernesto Lozano-Tellechea, Dr. Shesansu Sekhar Pal, Prof. Micha Berkooz, Prof. Ofer Aharony. Middle: Dr. Bartomeu Fiol, Dori Reichmann, Tomer Volansky. Bottom: Assaf Patir, Boaz Katz

Physicists are striving to show that all known particles are the product of an ancient component, which they’ve dubbed a “string,” and that all...

Weizmann Wins International “Pretend Experiment”

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

(l-r) Graduate student Alexandre Kozlov, Prof. Zeev Fraenkel, Prof. Itzhak Tserruya, Dr. Ilia Ravinovich, and graduate student Alexander Cherlin. An international experiment
What did the Universe look like in its first millionth of a second? Scientists may have an answer
Multi-National Team of Physicists, Including Weizmann Institute Scientists:
"Promising indications that we may have succeeded in reproducing matter as it first appeared in the universe right...
Experiment May Help Size Up Neutrinos
Our planet is bombarded every second with a large number of chargeless, seemingly massless, particles that originate in nuclear...