Professor Amnon Shashua from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering has succeeded in proving mathematically that methods leading the field of artificial intelligence (the same as those that gave us voice and facial recognition abilities) can help to understand phenomena in quantum physics.
Prof. Ron Ofri of Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Koret School of Veterinary Medicine has developed a gene therapy that may cure hereditary day blindness, called achromatopsia. People affected by this vision disorder cannot see in bright daylight, can only see in low-light conditions, and have low visual acuity and colorblindness as well.
Hidden away among the converted, old student dorms of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is a thriving start-up making waves far beyond its modest surroundings.
Founded in January 2013 by four PhD students and a Supreme Court clerk, Lightricks has built an arsenal of mobile content creation applications that are enjoying global success and proving that the Start-Up Nation is about far more than the shiny high-rises and fancy offices of Tel Aviv's hi-tech community.
Missing Computations from Einstein’s Unified Theory, Concerned Letters to Son During Nazi Germany, in New Collection
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