December 2019 News

December 23, 2019
On December 19, 2019, Shantanu Mundhada successfully defended his thesis, “Hardware-efficient autonomous quantum error correction” (Advisor: Michel Devoret). Mundhada...
The thesis committee (L-R): O. Keith Baker, Francesco Iachello, Brooke Russell, Bonnie Fleming, Steve Lamoreaux. Image courtesy of Brooke Russell.
December 16, 2019
On December 6, 2019, Brooke Russell successfully defended her thesis, “An Electron Neutrino Appearance Search in MicroBooNE with 5 x 1019 POT” (advisor Bonnie Fleming)...
Left: A new image of the interstellar comet 2l/Borisov. Right: A composite image of the comet with a photo of the Earth to show scale. (Pieter van Dokkum, Cheng-Han Hsieh, Shany Danieli, Gregory Laughlin)
December 3, 2019
Yale astronomers have taken a new, close-up image of the interstellar comet 2l/Borisov. 2l/Borisov, first spotted this summer, continues to draw nearer to Earth and will...