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Confirming Einstein, Scientists Find 'Spacetime Foam' Not Slowing Down Photons from Far-Away Gamma Ray Burst



One hundred years after Albert Einstein formulated the Theory of Relativity, an international team has proposed another experimental proof. In a paper published today in Nature Physics, researchers from the Hebrew University and partner institutions describe a proof for one of the theory's basic assumptions: the idea that all light particles, or photons, propagate at exactly the same speed.


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Adelis Brain Research Award to...

Dr. Ami Citri of the Hebrew University’s Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences received the prestigious $100,000 Adelis Brain Research Award, for his outstanding work in the... More

Dr. Sanford Kuvin, Infectious...

Dr. Sanford Kuvin, founder of the Hebrew University’s Sanford F. Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases and chairman of its international board, died on Saturday.

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Hebrew University Receives...

The Hebrew University’s Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment has been awarded a $789,000 grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to... More

Hebrew U Scientists Develop Novel...

Up to one million people -- mainly pregnant woman and young children -- are killed each year by the Plasmodium falciparum parasite, which causes the most... More

Leading Hebrew U Professor...

On March 15, 2015, Prof. Hermona Soreq of the Hebrew University will receive the Rappaport Prize for Excellence for her research on neurotransmitter acetylcholine’s role in both... More

Hebrew U Scientists Infect...

Every year, drug-resistant infections kill more than 50,000 people across Europe and the United States, and hundreds of thousands more around the world. Now, researchers from the Hebrew... More