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
    Physics majors
    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)


Discover Physics at Yale

Welcome to the Yale Physics Department, a center of research and training, in which our vibrant community works together with each other, and with collaborators across Yale’s campus, the country, and the world to answer fundamental scientific questions that are pushing the frontiers of our current understanding of the universe.


January 14, 2021
Yale Scientific Magazine (November 27, 2020), “How We Got Here and Where We Are Going: Meg Urry’s Insights into the Universe (including Inequality in STEM)” A few million...
January 14, 2021
Yale Scientific Magazine (November 26, 2020), “Not-So-Dark Matter? Cosmologists Discover Substructures Inconsistent With Current Theory” If you’ve ever read a schlocky sci-...
January 14, 2021
Yale Scientific Magazine (November 27, 2020), “Advice to Women in STEM: Mariel Pettee” Mariel Pettee never decided to be one thing or another. She simultaneously researches...
January 8, 2021
The Yale University chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is the first time the chapter has...
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January 4, 2021
The Community of Scholars has posted a list on Cell Mentor of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America that includes a number of researchers from Yale.  Three of these...