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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.


July 11, 2024
Yale Wright Lab research was well represented at the 31st International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics (Neutrino 2024), held in Italy from June 16 to 22,...
July 3, 2024
On June 28, Viraaj Jayaram successfully defended the thesis “Normative and Empirical Investigation of the Role of Odor Timing in Drosophila Olfactory Navigation” (advisor:...
July 1, 2024
Dr. Wei Guo, who served as a research scientist and postdoctoral associate for the Daniel N. McKinsey group at Yale Physics from 2008-2012, is a professor in the Department...
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July 1, 2024
In a new study, Yale researcher Alison Sweeney found that giant clams in the Western Pacific may be the most efficient solar energy system on the planet. Solar panel and...