2022 Hoodie Ceremony
    PHYS 260/261 (2018-19) reunion. Photo by Steven Girvin
    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)


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.


March 28, 2023
Wright Lab ‘s Will Tyndall, graduate student in physics, and other members from the research group of Laura Newburgh, assistant professor of physics and a member of Yale’s...
March 24, 2023
Researchers at Yale have for the first time, using a process known as quantum error correction, substantially extended the lifetime of a quantum bit — a long-sought-after...
March 16, 2023
On March 13, 2023, Hannah Bossi successfully defended the thesis “Novel Uses of Machine Learning for Differential Jet Quenching Measurements at the LHC” (advisor: John...
March 15, 2023
Larry Gladney, Phyllis Wallace Dean of Diversity and Faculty Development in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Physics, was interviewed by  David Zierler for the...
March 15, 2023
On March 10, 2023, Eustace Edwards successfully defended the thesis Cold Thallium Fluoride Beam: Buffer Gas Cooling, Beam Production, and B3 Π Excited State Hyperfine Spectra...
March 14, 2023
On March 7, 2023, Caitie Beattie successfully defended the thesis “Pathlength-dependent jet quenching in the quark–gluon plasma at ALICE” (advisor: John Harris). Beattie...
March 3, 2023
Welcome to Cedric Wilson who comes to us as a postdoctoral associate from MIT. He is working with Charles Brown. He earned his PhD, at the Massachusetts Institute of...