April 2024 News

Left to right: Jorge Torres, Isabella Graf, Farnik Nikakhtar, and Yogesh Patil
April 15, 2024
The Yale Physics Department’s Postdoctoral Advisory Committee (PDAC) recently held its Spring 2024 town hall meeting. The current committee consists of Isabella Graf (...
Image credit: Yale Wright Laboratory/Victoria Misenti
April 12, 2024
Members of Yale Wright Laboratory (Wright Lab) and the surrounding community gathered on April 8 outside of Wright Lab on the top of the Pierson Sage Garage to view the solar...
April 12, 2024
On Saturday, March 9, a team of researchers, technicians, and contractors was on campus to move a powerful (15.3 Tesla) superconducting magnet from professor Sean Barrett’...
April 10, 2024
Hot bodies emit light waves in a process scientists call ‘thermal radiation’ – exemplified in the light we see through night vision goggles or in the glowing embers of a fire...
five people standing together and smiling.
April 10, 2024
On March 30, 2024, twenty teams of high school students from fifteen different schools from around Connecticut competed in the 24th annual Yale Physics Olympics. Over the...