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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...
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April 10, 2024
Yale Physics hosted a two-part open house this Spring for the 58 prospective students who were admitted to the Yale Physics graduate program in 2024. The 2024 Graduate...
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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...
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...
Hidden within this deep sky image (left) is UMa3/U1, a tiny group of stars (right) in orbit around the Milky Way. Credit: CFHT - S. Smith (left), S. Gwyn (right)
April 8, 2024
If confirmed as a galaxy, the system would be the faintest galaxy ever discovered — and may suggest that many others remain to be discovered. Yale astronomers have helped...