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June 11, 2019
HAYSTAC, an experiment located at Wright Laboratory, is featured in a “Physics Today” article. Professors Steve Lamoreaux and Reina Maruyma lead the Yale effort, along with...
June 6, 2019
Michel Devoret (F.W. Beinecke Professor of Applied Physics) in Quanta Magazine, “Quantum Leaps, Long Assumed to Be Instantaneous, Take Time” An experiment caught a quantum...
June 4, 2019
Physicists can predict the jumps of Schrödinger’s cat (and finally save it) Yale researchers have figured out how to catch and save Schrödinger’s famous cat, the symbol of...
May 29, 2019
An experimental seminar coopted paintings, poetry, and hip-hop music to teach physics to undergraduate students, who created art projects from the concepts that they learned...
May 28, 2019
Murray Gell-Mann, Caltech’s Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Theoretical Physics, Emeritus, and a winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physics, passed away on May 24,...
May 21, 2019
Congratulations to Hal Evan Reichard (YC’2019) Mathematics & Physics Major, Cady van Assendelft (YC’2019) Physics (Int.) Major, Julia Yaxin Wei (YC’2019) Physics (Int.)...
Paul Tipton, outgoing chair, with Karsten Heeger, incoming chair, at the Department of Physics' annual "Tea Time and Awards Celebration," held on Friday, May 17, 2019 in the Sloane Physics Laboratory. Photo credit: Yale Wright Laboratory/Victoria Misenti
May 20, 2019
Wright Lab Director and professor of physics Karsten Heeger has been appointed chair of the Yale University Department of Physics. His term will be for three years, effective...