News

May 6, 2020
Shany Danieli (Graduate Student with van Dokkum) is one of 24 new fellows selected by NASA for its prestigious NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP) which enables outstanding...
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May 6, 2020
We congratulate the 26 graduating seniors in the class of 2020! Lukas Baker (Mathematics & Physics), Sam Borden (Physics (Int.)), Bryce Crawford (Physics), Samuel Day-...
April 29, 2020
More than 60 exceptional scientists from around the world have been elected as Fellows and Foreign Members of the Royal Society. The 51 new Fellows, 10 Foreign Members and...
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April 24, 2020
We are pleased to welcome 32 new graduate students to our department and are looking forward to welcoming them to campus in the fall. The 2020 class of incoming students and...
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April 21, 2020
Wright Lab administrative support staff member Paula Farnsworth was featured in a Yale Daily News (YDN) article by Rose Horowitch, entitled Paula Farnsworth: Helping Yale go...
April 14, 2020
On April 10, 2020 Kyle VanderWerf successfully defended his thesis: “Geometry and Contact Mechanics of Athermal Jammed Packings of Frictionless Spherical and Nonspherical...
April 13, 2020
Nir Navon (Assistant Professor of Physics) has won an National Science Foundation CAREER award titled “Quantum mechanics far from equilibrium: Matter-wave turbulence” to...