Prof. Akiva Bar-Nun Late

Emeritus in Department of Geosciences
חוג למדעי כדור הארץ אמריטוס
Prof. Akiva Bar-Nun Late
Phone: 03-6406972
Another phone: 03-6408256
Fax: 03-6409282


  • Laboratory simulations of cometary ices. Member of the teams of ROSINA and ALICE instruments on board the ROSETTA spacecraft.

  • The chemistry of Titan’s atmosphere and aerosols. Member of the HASI team on the HUYGENS spacecraft which landed on Titan.

  • Lightning on Jupiter, Saturn and in Earth‘s primitive atmosphere.

  • Processes which led to the emergence of life on Earth


  • MSc Chemistry and Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1962

  • PhD Physical Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1962

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1970

  • Senior Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, 1976

  • Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University, 1980

  • Prof. of Planetary Sciences, Tel Aviv University, 1987

Other Appointments (in bullets):

  • Director General, The Israel Space Agency, 1989-1993

  • Vice Chairman, The Israel Space Agency, 1993-1995

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