Weizmann Institute of Science


Weizmann Institute of Science
   A major scientific institution located in Rehovot, focusing on fundamental research and higher education in the sciences. It developed out of the Daniel Sieff Research Institute, which was founded in 1934. It was conceived in the 1940s, and the first building of the Weizmann Institute was dedicated in 1949, named after Chaim Weizmann. The Weizmann Institute offers postgraduate instruction in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science in addition to science teaching and youth activities programs. The Weizmann Institute is a world-class academy for scientific and technical research as well as Israel's leading science center. It currently has a student body of approximately 2,500.

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  • Weizmann Institute of Science — scientific research institute named after Chaim Weizman and located in Rehovot (Israel) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • WEIZMANN, CHAIM — (1874–1952), first president of the State of Israel, president of the (World) Zionist Organization (1920–31 and 1935–46), and distinguished scientist. He was born on Nov. 27, 1874 (8 Kislev 5635), in the village of Motol near Pinsk, in the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • WEIZMANN — WEIZMANN, Russian family, one of whose members, chaim weizmann , became the first president of the State of Israel. There were 15 children in the family. OZER (1850–1911), the head of the family, was a timber transporter and the only Jew… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Weizmann-Institut — Weizmann Institut,   Weizmann Institute of Science [waɪtsmən ɪnstɪtjuːt əv saɪəns], Privatuniversität in Israel; 1934 in Rehovot als »Daniel Sieff Forschungsinstitut« gegründet, 1949 erweitert und nach C. Weizmann benannt. Das Weizmann Institut… …   Universal-Lexikon


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