Clore Garden of Science

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The world – or at least a large swathe of Israel – was their classroom. An unusual international conference for science teaching experts started out at the Clore Garden of Science, on the Weizmann Institute campus. From there the “nomadic” conference made its way down to Eilat at the southern tip of the country, Jerusalem…

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.…

Researchers Night

Thousands came to the Weizmann Institute yesterday evening for Researchers’ Night activities. Researcher’s Night is sponsored by the EU, and it takes place all over Israel and across Europe. In addition to lab tours and showings of 3-D films of molecular structures, the Clore Garden Science — an outdoor science museum on the Weizmann campus…