October 2013 News

October 23, 2013
Francesco Iachello (JW Gibbs Professor of Physics) has been elected to the Academia Europaea, based in London, U.K., and established, in part, to rival the National Academy...
October 22, 2013
Liang Jiang (Assistant Professor of Applied Physics) and David Schuster (Ph.D. 2007, now at U. Chicago) have been selected as 2013 Packard Science and Engineering Fellows. ...
October 16, 2013
Daniel McKinsey (Associate Professor of Physics)  - “In former gold mine, Yale scientists lie in wait for dark matter”. Dan McKinsey’s research group has been doing...
October 11, 2013
Yale Physics Olympics - Saturday, October 19, 2013. 50 teams of High School students compete in various fun physics experiments! See more at http://ypo.sites.yale.edu!
James E. Rothman talks to reporters at the Oct. 7 press conference celebrating his Nobel Prize. In the background are Medical Dean Dr. Robert Alpern and President Peter Salovey.
October 9, 2013
Prof. James E. Rothman, who shared this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, is a 1971 graduate of this Department.   Read more about Prof. Rothman’s...
At the Solvay Conference on Physics in 1927, the only woman in attendance was Marie Curie (bottom row, third from left).[Mondadori Portfolio, via Getty Images]
October 8, 2013
Eileen Pollack, a ’78 alumna of this department has written a personal and thought-provoking article about women in science in general, and the experience women have in this...
October 3, 2013
A. Douglas Stone (Carl A. Morse Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Physics) authors “Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian” (Princeton...