April 2024 News

April 17, 2024
On April 12, Varun Jorapur successfully defended the thesis “Towards a Bose-Einstein Condensate of SrF molecules” (advisor: Steve Lamoreaux, work under the direction of David...
Left to right Ethan Martinez, YC'26 Physics (Intensive) and Sarah Demers, professor of physics and Director of Undergraduate Studies
April 17, 2024
On April 16, a group represented the Yale Physics Department at the Yale Bulldog Days Academic Fair, which allows Yale College academic departments to present their  programs...
people standing in a group smiling.
April 15, 2024
On April 12, 2024, Yale Physics inducted 19 members (see below) from the undergraduate classes of 2024 and 2025 to Sigma Pi Sigma, the official honor society of the physics...
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April 15, 2024
The Yale chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) hosted their first day-long regional meeting for New England (SPS Zone 1) on April 13, 2024.  Twenty students...
Left to right: Charles Brown, Yoram Alhassid, Nir Navon, Chris Greene (Purdue University), Grant Schumacher, and Jack Harris
April 15, 2024
On April 12, Grant Schumacher successfully defended the thesis “Stability of a Three-Component Fermi Gas” (advisor: Nir Navon). Grant explained, “Understanding how systems...