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.


(c) Yale News
January 26, 2021
Yale News (January 26, 2021), “Rethinking the fundamental way electrons interact in superconducting quantum materials” by Jim Shelton. Scientists have discovered a new twist...
Screenshot from Fermilab Arts and Lecture Series Webinar
January 22, 2021
Wright Lab’s professor of physics Bonnie Fleming has collaborated in the composition of a new piece of music called “MicroBooNE” by David Ibbett, the first composer-in-...
A view of the focal plate for the Mosaic3 camera. Photo credit: Yale Physics Department/Tom Hurteau
January 15, 2021
In 2015,  physics department researchers, including Charles Baltay, Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics and professor of astronomy; David Rabinowitz, senior research...
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 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...