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Robert Adair, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Physics (August 14, 1924-September 28, 2020)
October 23, 2020
On September 28, 2020 Robert K. Adair,  Yale University Sterling Professor Emeritus of Physics and former Chair of the Physics Department died in Hamden, CT at the age of 96...
Sigma Pi Sigma Induction Fall 2020
October 22, 2020
On Friday, October 16, 2020, Yale joined the ranks of  Sigma Pi Sigma, the National Physics Honor Society, as Chapter #584. In a virtual ceremony we inducted 32 members of...
Zaporah Price, Staff Reporter Yale Daily News
October 21, 2020
On October 20, 2020, the Yale Department of Physics and Wright Lab both co-sponsored a lecture given by Dr. Kuheli Dutt of Columbia University on “Diversity, Equity and...
October 16, 2020
Wright Lab alum Dr. Charles D. Brown II is an experimental quantum physicist at the University of California, Berkeley, a passionate science communicator, and a champion for...
Black In Physics logo.
October 16, 2020
#BlackInPhysics Week, which will be held on October 25-31, 2020, is “dedicated to celebrating Black physicists, [their] scientific contributions, and revealing a more...
PROSPECT detector (Credit: PROSPECT collaboration)
October 12, 2020
Wired magazine has featured the Yale-led PROSPECT experiment in its article “Neutrino Detectors Could Be Used to Spot Nuclear Rogues”. The Precision Reactor Oscillation and...
Alex in Iceland
October 8, 2020
Alex Lathem, ‘21, who has done research at Wright Lab with both Eugene Higgins professor of physics and of astronomy Charles Baltay and assistant professor David Moore, was...