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TAU team takes part in discovering new planet

For the past two years, Professor Tsevi Mazeh and his PhD student, Simchon Faigler, from the School of Physics and Astronomy at TAU, have been searching for planets around other stars using a novel detection method. Their technique is based...
rough black holes. credit: harvard-smitsonian center of Astrophysics

Tel Aviv University and Harvard University announce joint astrophysics initiative

anabolic steroids for sale Tel Aviv University and Harvard University have launched the new Raymond and Beverly Sackler Harvard–Tel Aviv Astronomy Initiative, a collaboration between the Department of Astrophysics at TAU’s Raymond and Beverly...
SUPERNOVA AT m51. Credit: Ilan Manulis, Weizmann Institute

New Supernova Shows Signs of Atypical Composition

An exploding star, in nearby galaxy M51, shows signs of an unusual composition. The material thrown into space in the explosion contains a wide variety of elements — a mix that is atypical of supernova events at such an early stage of...
Hawking in the Bloomfiled Science museum in Jerusalem. (Photo by Avi Blizovsky)

Professor Stephen Hawking finished his visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority

According to the Boshongo people of central Africa, in the beginning there was only darkness, water, and the great god Bumba. One day Bumba, in pain from a stomach ache, vomited up the sun. The sun dried up some of the water, leaving land....