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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November 24, 2021
Beatrice Tinsley Prize Lecture 2021 The Beatrice Tinsley Prize Lecture for 2021 will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 4:00pm via zoom. The speaker is John C. Mather...
November 22, 2021
The Leigh Page Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching, is a new physics department graduate teaching award. The award seeks to acknowledge and celebrate excellence...
Laura Newburgh. Image from Yale News
November 17, 2021
Yale Physics and Wright Lab assistant professor Laura Newburgh and her collaborators at the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) are winners of the 2022 ...
November 16, 2021
From the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science News The behavior of avalanches has generated interest among physicists for the insights that they can provide about...
November 15, 2021
Brooke Russell, Yale Physics Ph.D. ‘20 is a recipient of the 2021 For Women in Science (FWIS) Fellowship given by L’Oréal USA.   The FWIS fellowship is an annual...