New Fund Empowers MIT, 7 Israeli universities, in Joint ‘Game-Changing’ Research

The newly launched fund is uniting MIT and Israeli faculty in pursuit of the next generation of groundbreaking research.

Beresheet Crash Site Located on Moon (Photo)

“The study of these impacts is giving us new insights into how the lunar regolith (soil) evolves over time.”

Report: WhatsApp Security Breach Allowed Israeli Company to Install Spyware on Mobile Phones

It's not clear whether the emerging WhatsApp scandal is bad or good for NSO Group's business.

Bar-Ilan Debuts Free MOOCs Including Physics in Arabic

Genomics and Biomedical Informatics (GaBI), Physics, and Jewish Art.

Hebrew U Study: Traumatized Worms Store Memories of Hardship When Conditions Become Safe

Like humans, worms are capable of forming associative memories—that is, memories that associate a certain sound or smell or tone of voice with a particular outcome.

Israel Ranked World’s 2nd Most Innovative Nation

Every 17 employees out of 1,000 in Israel are researchers, the Jewish state has registered 3,804 patents, has published 1,133 scientific papers, and spends 4.25 percent of its GDP on R&D.

Hebrew U Researchers Created Embryo Stem Cells from Skin Cells

Recently, attempts have been made to develop an entire mouse embryo without using sperm or egg cells.

Soon: Bar-Ilan App Commemorating Greek Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust

"The witnesses are no longer with us, so we must revive their voices. We simply have no choice but to expand our long-term memory."

Israeli Scientists Solve 100-Year Puzzle with Breakthrough on Epilepsy

"Our findings may serve as a basis for the development of drugs for a range of neurological and neurodegenerative diseases."

Israel Sets New All-Time Record In Using Renewable Energies

Israel has developed some of the world’s most advanced solar energy equipment and enjoys sunshine almost year-round.

NASA Attempting to Image Beresheet Lunar Crash Site

Laser beams generated by LOLA hit the moon’s surface and then bounce back to the instrument, and if some light bounces off the LRA reflector, the team will know.

Preliminary Investigation: Genesis Crash Caused by Sensor Sending Incorrect Message

If the sequence of events following the activation command had not occurred, the spacecraft would have landed safely.

Large Gas Discovery at Karish North, Off Northern Israeli Coast

"[This] further demonstrates the attractiveness of our acreage offshore Israel."

Morris Khan Announces Beresheet 2

We're going to try again to land on the moon.

XPRIZE to Award $1 Million to SpaceIL for Orbiting Moon

“The legacy SpaceIL will have on the future of the space industry is significant. This team’s ability to build a lunar lander for $100 million and less than 50 engineers is remarkable, a leap forward towards affordable and accessible space exploration,” said XPRIZE executive chairman and founder Peter Diamandis.

What Went Wrong on the Way to the Moon?

Preliminary data suggests a technical glitch in one of Beresheet's components triggered the chain of events yesterday that caused the main engine of the spacecraft to malfunction.

Israel Crash Lands on the Moon!

Prime Minister Netanyahu said Israel will try again.

WATCH LIVE: Beresheet Moon Landing

Live Broadcast as Beresheet lands on the moon.

Elbit Sells Asia-Pacific Country $30 Million in High-Precision Guided Mortars

STYLET's high accuracy provides ground forces with an affordable precise solution that is easy and quick to operate.

Tonight: 7 Weeks after Launch Israeli Spacecraft to Land on the Moon

"It will take it 2.5 seconds to fall fifteen feet. You may imagine noise and dust, but on the moon everything will be quiet."

Beresheet Performed Final Maneuver Before Moon Landing

The maneuver, which was performed at 7:40 pm Israel time, lowered the spacecraft’s altitude in preparation for its landing tomorrow.

Beresheet Carries Out Another Successful Maneuver in Moon’s Orbit

According to IAI and SpaceIL, "the spacecraft is now in an elliptical orbit at an altitude of 211 km to 467 km from the moon."

Elbit US to Acquire Harris Night Vision for $350 Million

Harris Night Vision is a premier developer, producer and supplier of night vision technology for the US and allied military and security forces and for the federal homeland security market.

The Dark Side of the Moon

Beresheet took photos of the far side of the moon as it continues its orbit.

Beresheet’s Critical Lunar Capture Another Success

“After a challenging journey, we made tonight another Israeli record and became the seventh nation to orbit the moon."


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