December 2020 News

Image courtesy of the Adair family
December 18, 2020
by Charles Baltay and Steven Girvin Robert Kemp Adair, the Sterling professor Emeritus of physics at Yale University, passed away on September 28, 2020 in Hamden, Connecticut...
A time-domain spectroscopic survey of quasars and X-ray sources. (Image credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser)
December 16, 2020
From Yale News (December 14, 2020), “Sloan survey gives Yale astronomers an eye in the sky”. After 20 years and four previous phases, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s Phase V(...
December 14, 2020
On December 4th, WiP+ hosted a lunch for women in physics and allies in order to celebrate mentors and the impact they have on mentee’s lives and careers. As a part of...
December 11, 2020
The following students won endowed awards from Yale University for 2019: Alexander A. McCormick, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Kimmy Cushman George DeForest Lord Scholarship:...
December 11, 2020
The following graduate students were honored with Alumni awards from the Yale Physics Department: Dr. Julia A. Thompson Award: Charles Lomba Professor Horace D. Taft Award...
December 10, 2020
Sophia Hollick was awarded the G. Howard Carragan Award from her undergraduate institution, RPI Physics Department. The G. Howard Carragan Award is an annual undergraduate...
December 9, 2020
Daniel Seara was selected as a “Rising Star in Soft and Biological Matter” at the University of Chicago. The UChicago Rising Stars in Soft and Biological Matter Symposium is...