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Illustration showing the unmanned spacecraft JUICE in the vicinity of Jupiter (center). On the right: the moons Callisto and Europa; on the left: Ganymede and Io (yellow), Jupiter’s volcanically active moon that is not included in the mission’s core program (Courtesy of the ESA)

The Ultra Stable Oscillator, designed for an experiment led by Weizmann Institute scientists, is at the forefront of ESA’s JUICE mission to...


A Weizmann Institute of Science and Israel Space Agency flagship, the instrument will enter orbit in 2025; it’s expected to revolutionize...

A Wolf-Rayet star and the nebula surrounding it captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. Gal-Yam and colleagues are the first to discover a rare-type supernova originating from this star // NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope

A first-of-its-kind exploding star – thought to have existed only in theory – was recently discovered

One of the Giant Magellan Telescope's mirrors

Weizmann Institute of Science joins Giant Magellan Telescope to advance the world’s most powerful telescope