November 2020 News

Jack Sandweiss, Donner Professor Emeritus of Physics (August 19, 1930-November 20, 2020)
November 30, 2020
On November 20, 2020 Jack Sandweiss, Donner Professor Emeritus of Physics died at the age of 90. He will be greatly missed by all his Physics friends and our entire community...
Image courtesy of D. Moore
November 24, 2020
Researchers at Wright Lab in assistant professor David Moore’s and professor Jack Harris’s groups are pioneering innovative mechanical sensing techniques for searching for...
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November 18, 2020
Assistant professor Laura Newburgh has developed pioneering analysis and measurements that helped establish the brightness of a fast radio burst (FRB) emanating from a nearby...
November 16, 2020
Yale Physics introduces two new courses for Spring 2021: (1) PHYS 337 Cinema and Physics, co-taught by  Thomas E. Donnelley professor of humanities and professor of film...
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November 11, 2020
From Yale Daily News (November 11, 2020), “On the same wavelength: Scientists collaborate to explore symmetry, waves” An interdisciplinary study on the properties of waves in...
Photo credit: Yale Physics Department/Karsten Heeger
November 6, 2020
The Yale University Physics Department officially welcomed 47 newly-declared undergraduate majors in physics, physics (intensive), physics and geosciences, physics and...
November 3, 2020
From Yale News (November 3, 2020), “How insects find their targets in a chaotic world” Insects use a well-honed sense of smell to transmit diseases, destroy crops, and...