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November 30, 2021
The Kimball Smith Series–co-founded by Talia Weiss, graduate student in physics and member of Yale’s Wright Lab, and Ellie Singer, undergraduate  student in political...
Millions of man-made debris and naturally occurring micrometeoroids orbit in and around Earth's space environment at hypervelocity speeds averaging 10 km/s (22,000 mph). This "space junk" collides with spacecraft and satellites potentially causing serious damage or catastrophic failure. (Image courtesy of NASA)
November 30, 2021
Marla Geha, professor of astronomy, with a secondary appointment in physics, was featured in Yale News (Jim Shelton, Nov. 30, 2021), “The race is on to erase space junk”....
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...
Dog with football helmet and football.
November 24, 2021
Steve Lamoreaux, professor of physics, and member of Yale’s Wright Lab, explained the physics of football for a segment for ESPN’s NFL Countdown that aired on...
November 22, 2021
Emma Castiglia, graduate student with Sarah Demers and a member of Yale’s Wright Lab, and Luna Zagorac, graduate student with Nikhil Padmanabhan, are winners of the...
Laura Newburgh. Image from Yale News
November 17, 2021
Laura Newburgh, assistant professor in Physics and a member of Yale’s Wright Lab, and her collaborators at the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME...
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...