Avishay Gal-Yam

Weizmann Institute of Science
Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics
234 Herzl St.
Rehovot 76100
Israel

Phone: +972 08-9342063
Email: avishaygal-yamweizmannacil
Personal website: http://www.weizmann.ac.il/home/galyam/

NCA adherence: Israel

Last updated:
July 23, 2018

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Active Member

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Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Chair of Division VIII WG Supernovae (2009-2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 6 Astronomical Telegrams (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 27 Variable Stars (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 44 Space & High Energy Astrophysics (until 2015)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.11 - Standards
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.15 - Gravitational waves, 2.23 - Nuclear reactions, nucleosynthesis, abundances, 2.31 - Shock waves
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.3 - Instrumentation, 3.8 - Space instruments, 3.9 - Techniques, 3.10 - Telescopes: optical
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.3 - Catalogs, 4.4 - Surveys
8 - Stars: 8.7 - Stars: circumstellar matter, 8.14 - Stars: Gamma-ray burst, 8.24 - Stars: mass-loss, 8.37 - Stars: supernovae, 8.40- Stars: Wolf-Rayet
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.17 - ISM: supernova remnants

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