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RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENTS
Elucidating The Components Of The Universe
From the earth beneath our feet to the stars we wish upon, the physical world around us is still a mystery – and the Weizmann Institute’s curiosity-driven scientists are working to understand it.
BEYOND THE HORIZON
Weizmann Institute scientists identified a potentially habitable planet just four light years away.
UNCOVERING PAST MYSTERIES
Weizmann archaeologists discovered a way to precisely identify and analyze prehistoric ashes, and found a highly pure, well-preserved source of DNA in fossilized bone.
EXPLAINING THE UNIVERSE
Weizmann astrophysicists and an international team discovered a new type of supernova that could help explain mysteries such as the prevalence of calcium in the universe and in our bodies.
Give them the freedom to dream and this is what happens...
Science Stories
Three papers published tomorrow in Nature answer a question that scientists have been asking ever since Galileo first observed the famous stripes of Jupiter: Are the colorful bands...
Science Stories
Molecules mostly get depicted as static objects – for example, as balls held together with sticks, like children’s toys. The balls in these models represent...
Science Stories
Dr. Binghai Yan, who recently joined the Condensed Matter Physics Department of the Weizmann Institute of Science, says that he is a theoretical physicist who...
Science Stories
So dense that their gravitational pull folds space around them and any object crossing their “event horizon” is swallowed up forever, black holes even consume...
Science Stories
An international research team, including physicists from the Weizmann Institute of Science, has for the first time succeeded in observing a merger of two colliding...
Science Stories
How do you stop light in midflight and hold on to it – even for a fraction of a second? This ability could be crucial...