October 2020 News

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...
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...
PHYS 165 Student Earnest Chen YC'2022 Neuroscience Major
October 8, 2020
In August we prepared to send the Physics remote learning kits (Yale Daily News Story of August 31, 2020 by Giovanna Truong). It is now October, and one example of some of...
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...
October 8, 2020
Rona Ramos received her Ph.D. from Yale in 2010 with Sean Barrett as her thesis advisor. She worked for many years as the introductory lab coordinator before transitioning...
Simon Mochrie (Professor of Physics)
October 8, 2020
In the Yale School of Medicine news (October 8, 2020), “Two from Yale are named Allen Distinguished Investigators” - see link below. Megan C. King, PhD, associate professor...
Illustration: ©Johan Jarnestad/The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
October 7, 2020
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 to Roger Penrose, University of Oxford, UK, Reinhard Genzel, Max Planck Institute...