An additional NASA payload may have survived the crash of Israel's Beresheet moon lander on April 11, scientists said. The payload contained the Lunar Retroreflector Array experiment.
Space April 18, 2019
Israel failed to make history as the first nation to send a privately funded spacecraft to the moon. The robotic vehicle Beresheet crashed into the lunar surface instead of making a soft landing.
Space April 11, 2019
Israel succeeded in being the seventh nation to send a space vehicle to orbit the moon. The lunar capture moved the mission one step closer to its ultimate goal of landing on the surface.
Space April 5, 2019
The salt cave near the Dead Sea is so far the longest salt cave in the world. Most salt caves do not exceed 10 kilometers, but the Malham Cave is over 6 miles (10 kilometers) in length.
Earth/Environment March 30, 2019
Since its launch, the unmanned Israeli spacecraft Beresheet has snapped several images from outer space including a selfie with the Earth. It recently captured an amazing view of the sunrise.
Space March 27, 2019
Israel's first moon mission encountered a technical glitch on its journey toward the lunar surface. The spacecraft missed a scheduled maneuver because the computer rebooted on its own.
Space February 27, 2019
Israel will join the ranks of United States, China, and Russia if Beresheet successfully lands on the lunar surface. What are the scientific missions and the objectives behind the first privately funded mission to the moon?
Space February 23, 2019
Israel's Beresheet is ready for its scheduled launch in February. It is set to launch aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, and is expected to reach the moon about eight weeks after the launch.
Space February 2, 2019
SpaceX moved the launch on Israel's first moon lander from December to February. The company did not provide an explanation, but officials of SpaceIL on Monday added a time capsule to the spacecraft.
Space December 18, 2018
Israel will launch its first lunar mission in December. The spacecraft will land on the moon in February 2019. What are the objectives of this moon mission?
Space July 10, 2018
A sculpture found in an ancient city in Israel could be depicting King Hazael of Aram-Damascus, King Ahab of Israel, or King Ethbaal of Tyre although there are other candidates. What hinted scholars the figurine represents royalty?
Ancient June 10, 2018
The oldest early human fossil out of Africa has been discovered in a cave in Israel. Is it about time to rewrite the traditional 'out of Africa' theory?
Ancient January 27, 2018
The discovery of a cave site that housed the Dead Sea scrolls has revived the discourse on the religious and historic importance of the ancient scrolls. The excavation team found some storage jars and fragments of wrapping materials at the cave.
Feature | Science February 10, 2017
Archaeologists and students in Israel have discovered a clay figurine of a seated person appearing to be in deep thought. The statuette is 3,800 years old and is seated on top of a ceramic vessel.
Ancient November 25, 2016
The Dead Sea is dying fast with water levels plunging every year. According to an eco group, the Dead Sea has fallen more than 80 feet since the year 2000, and its salinity is also increasing alarmingly.
Earth/Environment November 24, 2016
Archeologists finally discovered a Philistine cemetery after 30 years of excavation. The graveyard may solve mysteries of how Goliath's people — Israelites' Biblical enemy — were laid to rest.
Ancient July 12, 2016
Relatives of victims killed in terrorist attacks have filed a lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly facilitating the incidents. The lawsuit comes a week after Israel's Minister of Internal Security called the social network a 'monster.'
Business Tech July 12, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook's string of bad press continues. This time, the Israeli security minister is calling the social network out for allegedly "sabotaging" the effort of the country's police.
Internet July 5, 2016
Israel's Minister of Internal Security, Gilad Erdan, called Facebook a 'monster' in a television interview. He accused the social network and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg of not doing enough to prevent the spread of violence on the platform.
Internet July 5, 2016
Israeli archeologists have discovered the oldest glass factory in the country, shattering notions about glassmaking in the region. The ancient glass kilns offer significant evidence of ancient Judea's link to the Roman Empire.
April 13, 2016
Google, Facebook, Amazon, eBay and every other foreign company that does business over the Internet in Israel are now required to pay value added tax and income tax under new guidelines set by the Tax Authority.
Business April 13, 2016
Hyenas and wolves in the Nagev Desert of Israel have struck an alliance, hunting together in packs. What could be driving this unusual behavior?
Animals March 18, 2016
Excavations in Israel revealed for the first time an ancient winery in a Middle Bronze Age palace. The winery showed how ruling families strengthened their power during that era via splendid banquets of exquisite wine and choice cuts of goat and sheep meat.
Animals March 9, 2016
Latest leakage information by Edward Snowden shows footages of Israeli drones over Gaza strip. British and United States spy agencies surveyed drones for military purposes from Israel.
FUTURE TECH February 1, 2016
The headquarters of Facebook in Israel, located in the city of Tel Aviv, was vandalized by political activist Rotem Gez. He was protesting the presence of posts and pages on the social network that incite violence against Israelis.
Business October 19, 2015
After acquiring Aorato for an alleged $200 million in November 2014, Microsoft has now snagged Israeli cloud security start-up Adallom for a reported $320 million.
Deals July 20, 2015
Highly advanced malware has been found in the systems of three hotels that were used to host Iran nuclear talks. The malware, dubbed Duqu 2.0, was first found and tracked by Kaspersky Labs after itself being targeted by the virus. It has also been linked to the Israeli government.
Business June 11, 2015
A new study delves into the effects of parental age to the autism rates of children all over the world. Researchers find that the risk of children having autism is higher if they are born to older parents or teen moms.
Life June 10, 2015
Male and female symbols of fertility, death found at cult sites in Israel's Negev Desert. Findings suggests ritual activities including sacrifices at sites, researchers say.
February 11, 2015
The 55,000 year-old Manot skull that was discovered in a cave in western Galilee in Israel is giving hints as to when and where the interbreeding between humans and the Neanderthals occurred.
Animals January 29, 2015
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient glass bracelet decorated with menorahs, perfectly aligning with the spirit of the season. The artifact was found in what is believed to be an old settlement site in Israel.
Animals December 27, 2014
Corridor with arches along its length was build as an entryway to King Herod's palace, but evidence shows it was little used, Israeli archaeologists say. Excavations at the West Bank site have been criticized by Palestinian authorities.
Arts & Culture December 22, 2014
Learning how to create fire on purpose to aid man's survival is an important milestone in human history. Now, archaeologists revealed when this happened.
Animals December 15, 2014
The Canaanite storm god Baal may have been worshiped at the 3,300 year old cult complex discovered at the archeological site Tel Burna in Israel. Other artifacts found at the site suggest the occurrence of sacrificial rituals.
Animals October 15, 2014
Researchers discovered an ancient cult complex in Israel. The site may have been used to make religious sacrifices to Baal, the Canaanites' storm god.
Society October 14, 2014
Edward Snowden has shared with the world new information of things the NSA has done in the past. The former contractor claims the NSA willingly shared personal information of Americans with Israel routinely.
Internet September 20, 2014
Ido Wachtel, an archaeology graduate student, discovered something amazing hiding in plain sight: a massive stone monument in Israel. The structure was previously considered part of a wall.
Animals September 17, 2014
An ancient monument in Israel was once thought to be the walls of an ancient city. New research suggests it may have served a different purpose.
Animals September 17, 2014
A new study has been published about wine from a Canaanite wine cellar discovered last year.
Life August 27, 2014
A 6,000-year-old copper awl, discovered in a grave, reveals secrets of an ancient society.
August 24, 2014
This six-minute animated map of the Gaza Strip and Israel gives you all the information you need to better understand the current political and military situation in the Middle-East.
Internet Culture August 7, 2014
We're not certain what 114 bronze coins could have bought 2,000 years ago, but we'd like to believe it is a lot. The person who lost this money box was probably in tears, but that's if he survived the great revolt.
Earth/Environment August 7, 2014
Google has just taken down the controversial "Bomb Gaza" mobile game from the Play Store. The company pulled the app due to protests from Internet users.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 5, 2014
Google has taken down Bomb Gaza from its Play Store, along with several other games that turn the serious conflict into entertainment. The ongoing Israeli-Palestine conflict has left Gaza in ruins after several bombing incidents.
Apps/Software August 5, 2014
Astronaut aboard space station captures and tweets image of the ongoing conflict in Gaza. He describes seeing flying rockets and explosions.
Space July 28, 2014