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July 9, 2020
Welcome to Isabella Graf who comes to us as a postdoctoral associate working with Ben Machta. During her PhD she worked on self-organization in the context of the cell...
Yale News (July 8, 2020), About Books
July 8, 2020
In Yale News (July 8, 2020), About Books The introductory physics video lectures by Shankar, a renowned Yale physicist and educator, have been viewed over a million times. In...
July 2, 2020
Karen DeFelice will be retiring on July 31st.     We are sincerely grateful to Karen for her 44 ½ years of dedicated service to the Physics Department.  She has served in...
Members of the Yale and BNL research teams. Pictured from left to right are Maile Harris (Yale), Benjamin Salinwanchik (Yale), Laura Newburgh (Yale), Will Tyndall (Yale), Emily Kuhn (Yale), Anze Slosar (Brookhaven Lab), and Justine Haupt (Brookhaven Lab). Note: this photo was taken in March 2020, prior to current COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. Photo credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory
June 25, 2020
Wright Lab assistant professor Laura Newburgh has been developing an innovative technique to calibrate radio telescopes across the world, in particular CHIME in Canada and ...
Illustration by Michael S. Helfenbein
June 18, 2020
Wright Lab’s assistant professor of physics Laura Newburgh has collaborated with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) since its beginning, and the CHIME...
June 10, 2020
Welcome to Michael Jewell who comes to us as a postdoctoral associate working with Reina Maruyama. Michael is working on the HAYSTAC experiment which is searching for dark...
June 8, 2020
On June 8, 2020 Hao Yan successfully defended his thesis: “Positional Fluctuations in Synthetic and Living Polymer Systems” (Advisor: Simon Mochrie). Yan explained “DNA is...