Transformative Science Program Grants Awarded

Posted on July 25th, 2012 · Posted in AFBSF, BSF, NSF, Science Program

  2011:  The BSF launched a Transformative Science Program (TSP) in 2010, adopting guidelines developed by the U.S.-based National Science Foundation  (NSF) for transformative research as “driven by ideas that have potential to radically change our understanding of an important scientific concept, or lead to..
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Astronomists Discover New Class of Supernovae

Posted on July 25th, 2012 · Posted in astrophysics, General

2011:  Supernovae are stellar explosions, driven by gravitational or thermonuclear energy, which occur when stars die. A BSF-supported collaboration between Dr. Avishay Gal­ Yam, Senior Scientist at the Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics in the Weizmann Institute of Science, and Prof. Shrinivas Kulkarni, Director..
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DNA Strands

Four Major BSF Prizes Awarded

Posted on July 24th, 2012 · Posted in AFBSF, Awards

2011:  The Bergmann Memorial Awards for the best applications by young scientists was awarded two researchers.  Dr. Udi Qimron from Tel Aviv University working together with Professor Charles Richardson from the Harvard Medical School on “Bacteriophage-Host Interactions” received one award.  Dr. lnna Gaisler­ Salomon from..
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