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PHYS 165 Student Earnest Chen YC'2022 Neuroscience Major
October 8, 2020
In August we prepared to send the Physics remote learning kits (Yale Daily News Story of August 31, 2020 by Giovanna Truong). It is now October, and one example of some of...
Illustration: ©Johan Jarnestad/The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
October 7, 2020
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 to Roger Penrose, University of Oxford, UK, Reinhard Genzel, Max Planck Institute...
(c) Science News. Tonima Tasnim Ananna
October 1, 2020
in Science News (September 30, 2020), “This year’s SN 10 scientists aim to solve some of science’s biggest challenges” In the midst of a pandemic that has brought...
Image credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory
September 28, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in Long Island, New York, which has a strong research partnership with Yale, officially launched...
(c) Yale News. Reina Maruyama on the right and Shelly Lesher on the left
September 28, 2020
Reina Maruyama (Associate Professor of Physics) and Shelly Lesher (Yale presidental Visiting Scholar) have been elected as Fellows of the American Physical Society (APS) for...
September 25, 2020
Elie Track graduated with a Ph.D. from Yale Physics in 1988 (with Prof. Dan Prober’s group). He is a founder and CEO of nVizix LLC, a company that focuses on developing and...
This Hubble Ultra Deep Field image reveals a random sample of nearly 10,000 galaxies, including some of the most distant ever found. It was combined from 800 separate exposures with the Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys over the course of 400 Hubble orbits around Earth, in the period Sept. 24, 2003 and Jan. 16, 2004. (Credit: NASA, ESA, and S. Beckwith [STScI] and the HUDF Team)
September 24, 2020
from Yale News (September 23, 2020), “A new spin on supermassive black holes” New observational research suggests that supermassive black holes — the mysterious, light-...