Why do bats fly into walls?

Researchers at Tel Aviv University solve the mystery: Why do bats fly into walls? A sensory misperception – like people bumping into a glass wall Researchers at Tel Aviv University investigated why bats collide with large walls even though they detect these walls with their sonar system. The researchers conclude that the collision does not […]

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Tel Aviv University Professor Named one of the world’s first winners of the Schmidt Science Polymath Award

Israel’s very own Prof. Oded Rechavi of Tel Aviv University will receive  $2.5m for unrestricted research as part of the prestigious prize defined as “an experiment in extreme curiosity-driven innovation” A great honor for Israeli science:  Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt,  has decided to establish a new $2.5m award […]

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The Sky is Not the Limit

Tel Aviv University Builds and Launches a Nanosatellite into Space. The small satellite, designed and assembled on campus, will measure cosmic radiation around the earth The TAU-SAT1 nanosatellite was devised, developed, assembled, and tested at the new Nanosatellite Center, an interdisciplinary endeavor of the Faculties of Engineering and Exact Sciences and the Porter School of […]

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Israel’s National Cyber Week Was Conducted as an Online Conference

Global cyber leaders and international researchers gathered on one virtual stage, marking the 10th anniversary of Israel’s National Cyber Week Conference, an initiative of Tel Aviv University’s Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event took place on a virtual platform Cyber Week, which was held jointly by the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary […]

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