June 2020 News

Members of the Yale and BNL research teams. Pictured from left to right are Maile Harris (Yale), Benjamin Salinwanchik (Yale), Laura Newburgh (Yale), Will Tyndall (Yale), Emily Kuhn (Yale), Anze Slosar (Brookhaven Lab), and Justine Haupt (Brookhaven Lab). Note: this photo was taken in March 2020, prior to current COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. Photo credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory
June 25, 2020
Wright Lab assistant professor Laura Newburgh has been developing an innovative technique to calibrate radio telescopes across the world, in particular CHIME in Canada and ...
Illustration by Michael S. Helfenbein
June 18, 2020
Wright Lab’s assistant professor of physics Laura Newburgh has collaborated with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) since its beginning, and the CHIME...
June 10, 2020
Welcome to Michael Jewell who comes to us as a postdoctoral associate working with Reina Maruyama. Michael is working on the HAYSTAC experiment which is searching for dark...
June 8, 2020
On June 8, 2020 Hao Yan successfully defended his thesis: “Positional Fluctuations in Synthetic and Living Polymer Systems” (Advisor: Simon Mochrie). Yan explained “DNA is...
June 5, 2020
Congratulations to Joseph Shomar (Graduate Student with Damon Clark) upon winning a 2020 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship! The following outstanding scholars have been...
June 3, 2020
It is a pleasure to announce that Kelly Backes and Emma Castiglia have been named co-recipients of the 2019-2020 D. Allan Bromley Graduate Fellowship in Physics. Kelly Backes...
June 2, 2020
Luna Zagorac (Graduate Student with Nikhil Padmanabhan) has been selected as a Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) recipient with...