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May 5, 2021
Alison Sweeney, associate professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and of Physics, speaks about giant clams, pollen, and squid eyes with Yale News. Sweeney joined the...
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May 3, 2021
Yale Physics is pleased to welcome 35 new graduate students, including 18 women, 17 men, and 7 students from underrepresented minorities (URM) to our department. This...
Frank Firk, Professor Emeritus of Physics (November 2, 1930-November 17, 2020)
April 29, 2021
On November 17, 2020 Frank Firk, professor emeritus of physics, passed away at the age of 90. Professor Firk carried out research in Nuclear Physics for more than sixty years...
April 28, 2021
Hui Cao, John C. Malone Professor of Applied Physics with a secondary appointment in Physics, is among four members of the Yale faculty elected to the prestigious National...
April 28, 2021
Shany Danieli who received her Ph.D. in physics December 2020 has won the 2021 Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin Doctoral Dissertation Award in Astrophysics from the American Physical...
April 28, 2021
Debra Fischer, Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy, is among four members of the Yale faculty elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences this week in...
Kimmy Cushman, Yale University
April 28, 2021
Kimmy Cushman is the recipient of this year’s Yale Physics  D. Allan Bromley Graduate Fellowship in Physics, awarded “for her combined passion for science and public...