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Dead Sea Scrolls in a new light

By Adam Wills

August 10, 2010 | 10:36 am

Bruce Zuckerman, USC professor of religion and linguistics, with Dead Sea Scrolls fragments at Syrian Orthodox church in Teaneck, N.J. Photo by Kenneth Zuckerman

Dead Sea Scrolls scholar Bruce Zuckerman, a USC religion and linguistics professor, is using reflectance transformation imaging (RTI) to examine Dead Sea Scroll fragments. According to a... read on

  • Skylight doubles as solar panel

    By Adam Wills

    July 12, 2010 | 8:10 pm

    Israeli start-up Pythagoras Solar has developed a nearly transparent but fully solar glass that can be used as an energy-efficient skylight, producing 13 watts of electricity per square foot, much like regular solar panels, Susan Kraemer reports:

    This makes it particularly suitable... read on

  • Alicia Silverstone tells NASA to back off

    By Mikaela Gilbert-Lurie

    July 9, 2010 | 2:19 pm

    Not so Clueless anymore! Alicia Silverstone, actress, author and PETA spokesperson, is doing her part to earn her title as an animal rights activist.  Workers at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, centered in Long Island, were the recipients of a phone message from Silverstone,... read on

  • Israeli student wins physics gold

    By Adam Wills

    July 8, 2010 | 11:09 am

    Eli Goudinevsky, a 12th-grader from Amit High School in Beer Sheva, learned today that he was one of five students who won gold in a global high school physics competition called the First Step to Nobel Prize in Physics. Three other students from Israel—Evelyn Jenis from Beersheba,... read on

  • Welcome to Science Schmooze

    By Adam Wills

    July 2, 2010 | 3:23 pm

    Welcome to Science Schmooze, JewishJournal.com’s blog featuring science news that interests Jews (or at least those of us who blog here).

    Jews account for about a quarter of all Nobel Prize winners in science categories. Mention names like Einstein, Salk, Feynman and Sagan and how... read on

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