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Prof. Shafi Goldwasser, who is at both the Weizmann Institute and MIT, will receive the 2012 A.M. Turing Award, together with Prof. Silvio Micali of MIT. Goldwasser is only the third woman to receive the Award since its inception in 1966, and she is the third faculty member of the Weizmann Institute to receive what…

The service tower attached to the iconic floating egg atop the Institute’s Koffler accelerator (the “spaceship” in the photo, left) has recently been graced with a charming, shiny silver skullcap – an observatory dome. Formally known as the Martin Kraar Observatory, it houses two telescopes, and it figured in two of our recent press items.…

Beginning of the End

We are still frustrated in our efforts to get our new website up and running, so here’s something dated to contemplate. Going through the old articles that are in the process of being transferred over, here’s one that popped up from the second issue of Interface magazine (1992): Library without Walls. The article extols the…