PHYS 260/261 (2018-19) reunion. Photo by Steven Girvin
    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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Image Credit: Yale Wright Laboratory/Victoria Misenti
June 13, 2022
Wright Lab hosted three Yale Alumni Weekend tours of Wright Lab on May 28, led by Karsten Heeger, professor of physics, director of Wright Lab, and chair of the Yale Physics...
June 10, 2022
Andre Levchenko, Director of Yale’s Systems Biology Institute, John C. Malone Professor of Biomedical Engineering and professor of physics, was the lead author of a...
June 10, 2022
Robert Schoelkopf, Stirling Professor of Applied Physics and professor of Physics, was interviewed by David Zierler for the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Oral History...
June 6, 2022
Yale Physics professor Reina Maruyama, who is also a member of Yale’s Wright Lab, was interviewed by Sophia Chen for Heising-Simon’s  The interview, called “...
1 / 1 Bird's-eye view of the underground Daya Bay far detector hall during installation. The four antineutrino detectors are immersed in a large pool filled with ultra-pure water. Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab
June 2, 2022
Over nearly nine years, the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment captured an unprecedented five and a half million interactions from subatomic particles called neutrinos. Now...