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Tue 15.05.2007
Smolarsz Auditorium
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Astroclub members participated in a special event The Future of Research in Tel Aviv university  
Wed 09.05.2007 doc|pdf Prof. Ilam Gross
Department of particle physics, Weizmann Institute
In Search of the Missing Chord  
Wed 11.04.2007
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Prof. Dan Maoz
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Ground or Space? The Future of Astronomical Observations  
Sat 3.3.2007
Antin Square
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Lunar Eclipse
Special Event!!!
Telescopic Observations of the Total Lunar Eclipse  
Wed 24.01.2007 doc|pdf Prof. Hagai Netzer
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
"Glowing" Black Holes - News From the First Billion Years read abstract
Teu 02.01.2007
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Dr. Ido Yavetz
Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University
The origin of scientific thinking read abstract
Wed 6.12.2006
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Ilan Manulis
Director of the Technoda Observatory
The New Solar System
What Happened to Pluto?
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Wed 15.11.2006
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Arie Melamed-Katz Department of Particle Physics, The Weizmann Institute of Science Black Hole Factory see video lecture read abstract
Wed 25.10.2006
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Dr. Avshalom Elitzur
The unit for interdisciplinary studies, Bar-Ilan University
The Physics of Living State see video lecture read abstract PowerPoint presentation
Wed 23.8.2006
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Dr. Avishay Gal-Yam
Astronomy Department, Caltech
Cosmic explosions and gravitational waves see video lecture PowerPoint presentation
Wed 9.8.2006
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Prof. Re'em Sari
Astronomy Department, Caltech
see video lecture read abstract more information
Wed 05.04.2006
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Eden Orion A History of Telescopes read abstract
Wed 22.3.2006
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David Polishook
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel Aviv University
Solar eclipses read abstract
Solar eclipse - March 2006
Thu 09.03.2006
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Dr. Avshalom Elitzur
The unit for interdisciplinary studies, Bar-Ilan University
Beauty as a Guiding Principle in Physical Theory see video lecture PowerPoint presentation read abstract
Tue 31.01.2006
Kes Hamishpat Hall
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Eileen Marie Collins (Colonel, USAF, RET.)
NASA Astronaut


Special meeting!


Talk, questiona and answers, with NASA astronaut, pilot and commander.
The meeting will be conducted in English.

Pilot of: STS-63 Discovery 1995.02.03-11; STS-84 Atlantis 1997.05.15-24.
Commander of: STS-93 Columbia 1999.07.22-27; STS-114 Discovery 2005.07.26-08.09

see video lecture
Wed 25.1.2006
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Prof. Avishai Dekel
Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lecture: Structure Formation in the Universe: from Primordial Seeds to Galaxies and Life read abstract
Thu 12.01.2006
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Prof. Noam Soker
Physics Department, Technion
Sand Clocks: From Dead Stars to Galaxy-Clusters see video lecture read abstract
Wed 28.12.2005
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Prof. Yuval Neeman
School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv Univ.
Lecture: History of Physics and Astronomy in Israel
Wed 21.12.2005
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TAU AstroClub, the Israeli Space Society and Starbase 972 19:00 Talk: "A Red Moon: The Soviet Moon Project." - Tal Inbar
19:40 Movie: Apollo 13
see video lecture
Wed 7.12.2005
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Prof. Morris Podolak
Geophysics & Planetary Sciences, Tel Aviv Univ.
Lecture: creation of the Solar System see video lecture read abstract
Wed 23.11.2005
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Dr. Leo Corry
The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv Uni.
Einstein meets David Hilbert on the Way to GTR: who got there first?  
Wed 9.11.2005
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TAU AstroClub and the TAU Student Association Talk: "SETI - A Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence" - Uri Brison
Movie: Contact
Mon 3.10.2005
Antin square
TAU AstroClub and Nana Astronomy Forum Solar observation: partial solar eclipse
11:00-14:00, Antin square, by "Dyonon" book store, Tel Aviv University
 
Thu 08.09.2005
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TAU AstroClub and Nana Astronomy Forum Amateur Astronomy Evening Special Event!
Lectures
Opening Remarks - Dr. Noah Brosch (Director, Wise Observatory)
Telescope Making - Eden Orion
A Break + Observations
Observing Asteroids - Ilan Manulis
"Sidewalk Observations:" exposing the public to astronomy - Arie Blumenzweig
Night Vision - Dr. Amir Avramovich
Extrasolar Planets - Dr. Shay Zucker (Faculty of Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science)
Exhibitions
Yossi Hori Artistic Astro-photography
Telescopes created by Yossi Hori
 
Thu 07.07.2005
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"Deep Impact" Mission
Special Event
A special seminar marking the of the rendezvous of "Deep Impact" with Comet Tempel 1
see video lectureComets - Prof. Dina Prialnik Dept. of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences
see video lectureDeep Impact - The Israei Perspective - David Polishook Dept. of Astronomy and Astrophysics
see video lectureDeep Impact Mission- a First Glimps into a Comet - Gal Sarid Dept. of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences
about Deep Impact at the Israeli Space Guard website
Thu 16.06.2005
Bar-Shira hall
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Prof. Michael Shara
Department of Astrophysics, American Museum of Natural History
Albert Einstein: His Life and His Science A Special Lecture for the World Year of Physics
see video lecture read abstract
Thu 9.06.2005
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Prof. David Andelman
Department of Condensed Matter Physics
1001 states of matter in Nature
Smart Materials in the 21st century
A Special Lecture for the World Year of Physics
see video lecture read abstract
Thu 02.06.2005
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Prof. Arnon Dar
Department of Physics, Technion
The Origin of Cosmic Rays - a 93 year old puzzle solved? see video lecture read abstract
Wed 25.05.2005
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Prof. Yoel Rephaeli
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Urim and Thummim of Cosmology: the Cosmic Microwave Bacground see video lecture read abstract
Tue 17.05.2005
Smolarsz Auditorium
"Einstein Day"
Special Event
Lectures, Exhibition, and Observations.  
Tue 12.05.2005
Wise observatory, Mizpe-Ramon
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"Open day at the Wise Observatory"
Special Event
Lectures, and Observations.
Tue 03.05.2005
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Prof. Yaron Oz
Department of High Energy Physics, Tel-Aviv University
Multi-dimensional Universes see video lecture read abstract
Tue 19.04.2005
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TAU Astroclub and The student union A lecture by David Polishook: "A Deeper Impact":
Movie @ AstroClub: "Deep Impact"
Thu 14.04.2005
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Prof. Eshel Ben Jacob
Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Tel-Aviv University
Einstein's Holographic Brain A Special Lecture for the World Year of Physics
see video lecture PowerPoint presentation read abstract
Thu 31.03.2005
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Omer Bromberg
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars see video lecture read abstract
Sun 20.03.2005
Renanim Mall, Raanana
Astronomy Evening in Raanana
Special Event
Lectures, Exhibition, and Observations  
Thu 17.03.2005
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Dr. Ron Lifshitz
Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Tel-Aviv University
Great men, Minute Machines-
Nanotechnology from a Physicist's Point of View
A Special Lecture for World Year of Physics 2005
see video lecture
Thu 10.03.2005
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Dr. Tsafrir Kolatt
The Dark Side of the Universe see video lecture
Thu 24.02.2005
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Prof. Giora shaviv
Department of Physics, Technion
The Physics of Tsunami see video lecture
Thu 17.02.2005
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David Polishook
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Minor objects in the Solar System - Major Risks for Earth see video lecture
Thu 10.02.2005
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Dr. Haim Mendelson Time and Calendars in Mesoamerica see video lecture
Wed 19.01.2005
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Ronen Jacovi
The Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Tel Aviv University
Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn see video lecture
Wed 05.01.2005
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Prof. Hanoch Gutfreund
Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Einstein Legacy : 1905 - The Miraculous year of Unification and Generalization see video lecture read abstract
Related Astropedia terms:
Gravitational Lensing
Periapsis Precession
Black Body Radiation
Sun 2.1.2005
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Prof. Mario Livio
Space Telescope Science Institute
The Dark Universe Black holes, Dark mass, Dark energy Opening lecture - World Year of Physics 2005
see video lecture
Related Astropedia terms:
Dark Matter
Wed 29.12.2004
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Prof. Avi Loeb
Department of Astronomy, Harvard University
The beginning and end of our universe: how does the modern scientific version compare to the biblical story? see video lecture
Thu 23.12.2004
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Omer Bromberg
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Black Holes see video lecture
Related Astropedia terms:
Black Hole
Mon 13.12.2004
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Gemenides Meteor Shower
Special Event!
Geminids observation in "Han-Beerot" in Ramon crater! Guided tours at the Wise Observatory Naked eye meteor observations Telescopic observations of selected celestial objects and the following lectures: The Night Sky - Eran Ofek Meteors and the Geminids - David Polishook Mass extinction and asteroids - Ilan Manulis Galaxies and Dark Matter - Omer Bromberg Related Astropedia terms:
Meteors and Meteor Showers
Monthly Sky Maps
Wed 08.12.2004
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Dr. Shai Kaspi
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
The Universe in X-ray see video lecture
Wed 24.11.2004
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Prof. Yuval Ne'eman
School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University
The Inflationary Universe see video lecture
Sun 07.11.2004 Dr. Edo Yavetz
The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University
Measuring Astronomical Distances in Ancient Times see video lecture
Thu 28.10.2004
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Prof. Elia M. Leibowitz
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
The grandest explosions in the Universe see video lecture
Mon 13.9.2004
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Dr. Avishay Gal-Yam
Astronomy Department, Caltech
Unveiling the mystery of Gamma Ray Bursts and the Swift satellite see video lecture
Thu 26.8.2004
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Ohad Shemmer
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
The Most Distant Objects in the Universe see video lecture
Related Astropedia terms:
Quasars and Active Galactic Nucle
Wed 11.8.2004 Perseids Meteor Shower
Special Event!
Perseid observation in "Har HaNegev" Field School in Mizpe Ramon!
(In collaboration with Mizpe Ramon Field School)
The special events includes:
Guided tours at the Wise Observatory Naked eye meteor observations Telescopic observations of selected celestial objects and the following lectures:
Meteors and the Perseids - David Polishook
Supernovae - Keren Sharon
Mass extinction and asteroids - Ilan Manulis
35 years to the Lunar landing - Assaf Horesh
Images taken during the event
Related Astropedia terms:
Meteors and Meteor Showers
Monthly Sky Maps
Tue, 8.6.2004
[invitation]
Venus Transit
Special Event!
08:15 - 15:30   Lectures, Solar observations and science exhibitions http://noga2004.tau.ac.il/noga/

Lectures:

Prof. Itamar Rebinovitz - Opening remarks
Prof. Yuval Ne'eman - Opening remarks
Prof. Tsevi Mazeh - Historical observations of Venus transits
Prof. Michael Harsegor - Scientific Voyages in the Oceans
Prof. Ben-Zion Kozlovsky - The Sun
Prof. Hagai Netzer - From Venus to the edge of the Universe: The cosmological distance ladder
Prof. Morris Podolak - Planet Venus: Earth's twin?
Prof. Amiel Sternberg - Mission: Mars
Images taken during the event
Scientific posters exhibition
Yossi Hori artistic exhibition


Related Astropedia terms:
Transit
Eye Safety
The Sun
Venus
Thu, 27.5.2004
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Ofer Yaron
The Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Tel Aviv University
On Novae and the digestion difficulties of greedy white dwarfs. see video lecture read abstract
Wed 12.5.2004
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Ilan Manulis
The Israeli Spaceguard Project, Wise Observatory
Comets read abstract
observation of a NEAT comet
4.5.2004
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Eran Ofek
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
The Moon - from creation to today's eclipse see video lecture read abstract click for more...
Special observation of a total lunar eclipse
Related Astropedia terms:
The Moon
Moon Phases
Librations
Tide
Lunar Eclipse
Solar Eclipse
Eclipses and the Saros
Apr 22 2004
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Prof. Tsvi Piran
Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Big Bang see video lecture
Apr 15 2004
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Dr. Shay Zucker
Geneva Observatory
Extra-solar Planets see video lecture
Mar 28 2004 Dr. Tal Alexander
Faculty of Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science
The Black Hole in the center of our galaxy Related Astropedia terms:
The Black Hole in the Center of our Galaxy
Jan 29 2004 Prof. Dan Maoz
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Hubble Space Telescope see video lecture
Jan 4 2004 Dr. Colin Price
The Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Tel Aviv University
Lightnings, Elves & Sprites see video lecture read abstract
Dec 17 2003 Dovi Poznanski
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Supernovae see video lecture read abstract
Nov 26 2003 Dr. Noah Brosh
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
New insight on Meteors read abstract
Nov 4 2003 David Polishook
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
"Asteroid Hunters" - A search for asteroids with the Wise Observatory  
May 28 2003 Prof. Dina Prialnik
The Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Tel Aviv University
Comets and what we can learn from them  
May 13 2003 Prof. Eli Waxman
Faculty of Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science
Gamma-ray Bursts  
Apr 30 2003 Prof. Dan Maoz
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Gravitational lenses: nature's telescopes read abstract
Apr 2 2003 Dr. Yoav Yair
Department of Natural Sciences, Open University
MEIDEX and STS-107  
Mar 13 2003 Doron Chelouche
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei read abstract PowerPoint presentation click for more: Simulations presented during the lecture
Mar 6 2003 Dr. Noah Brosh
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Dangerous asteroids and the Dinosaur extinction  
Jan 2 2003 Prof. Ofer Lahav
The Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
Dark matter, dark energy and the accelerating Universe  
Oct 30 2002 Dr. Noah Brosch
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
2002 Leonids meteor shower  
Jun 18 2002 Prof. Hagai Netzer
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Life out there read abstract
Jun 12 2002 Prof. Itshak Goldman
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Black Holes - A theoretical perspective  
May 23 2002 Prof. Leon Ofman The Sun-Earth connection and NASA's missions special observation: Jupiter
May 7 2002 Itzhak Mayo
The Israeli Astronaut Project
Will you get to the moon before the age of 21?  
Apr 11 2002 Nir Shaviv
Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
From Dinosaurs to Ice Ages: The Effects of the Extraterrestrial Environment on Earth observations: Jupiter + moons, Saturn and more...
Mar 21 2002 Dr. Amnon Stupp
Israeli NASA node
Global warming read abstract
Jan 17 2002 Ohad Shemmer
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Black Holes - Observational Evidence read abstract
Jan 2 2002 Shay Zucker
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
The Search for Extra Solar Planets PowerPoint presentation click for more: Simulations, WMVs, AVIs, MPGs...
Dec 25 2001 Solar observation click for more...
Dec 20 2001 Amiel Sternberg
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Mission to Mars: The Search for Water read abstract
Dec 4 2001 Ilan Manulis
The Israeli Spaceguard Project, Wise Observatory
Comets read abstract
Nov 14 2001 Eran Ofek
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Meteors and the Leonids PowerPoint presentation
Oct 2001 Avishay Gal-Yam
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel-Aviv University
Gravitational Lensing PowerPoint presentation