Hoodie Ceremony 2021
    Edward Bouchet mural by Kwadwo Adae on Henry Street, New Haven
    Research group
    Quantum sensors
    Instrumentation Lunch presentation
    Optical table
    PROSPECT assembly
    Poster session
    Physics graduates
    Yale Pathways to Science outreach
    Outreach with Yale Pathways to Science
    Optical trapping of microspheres
    CUORE Cryostat
    ALICE event
    Women in Physics
    PROSPECT team
    Laser cooling and magneto-optical trapping of strontium monofluoride. (Matt Steinecker)
    PROSPECT photo multiplier tubes (Ke Han)
    Colored phase contrast images of Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii cells. (Veikko F. Geyer, Benjamin M. Friedrich)
    Displacing oxygens in the interfacial layer of a LSMO/BTO interface. (Alexandru Bogdan Georgescu)
    Confocal image of mouse keratinocytes. (Aaron Mertz)
    ATLAS detector from above (Lawrence Lee)
    Quantum Mixmaster Excitation State (2,1) in Minisuperspace (Joseph Bae)


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First image of the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. (Image: EHT Collaboration)
May 16, 2022
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, an international collaboration aimed at gathering direct images of black holes, has now set its sights close to home. In a...
May 13, 2022
Barkotel Zemenu, YC ’2024 Physics-Intensive major, and a member of Yale’s Wright Lab, has been named a Rosenfeld Science Scholar. The award is given to Yale...
May 13, 2022
Graduate student Ako Jamil received the Dicke Postdoctorial Fellowship at Princeton, and will be starting his new position in September 2022. The fellowship is  an...
May 12, 2022
Xinyi Chen, graduate student in physics with Nikhil Padmanabhan, was awarded a Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology award last June. FINESST...
Larry Gladney
May 10, 2022
Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Dean Tamar Gendler has announced that Larry Gladney will serve as the FAS Dean of Science for a 5-year term, effective July 1, 2022,...