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March 24, 2016
As first-year graduate student in astrophysics Darryl Seligman worked through a problem set late one night, he received an email from a high school student. Needing a break,...
March 3, 2016
Yale astronomers have found the farthest known galaxy in the universe — again. Less than a year after aiding in the measurement of a galaxy 13.1 billion light years into the...
March 3, 2016
Perhaps it was fitting that Rainer Weiss visited Yale on Leap Day to talk about the groundbreaking detection of gravitational waves and the decades of work that led up to it...
February 29, 2016
Edward Bouchet broke the color barrier for doctoral students in America in the 1870s, and now the spot where he attended classes and conducted experiments at Yale is being...
February 4, 2016
A new science satellite, the ASTRO-H X-ray Observatory, will blast into the cosmos this month with a full payload of Yale University expertise. The project, led by the Japan...
 Poster for the "Physics and Dance" Shulman Lecture series.
January 25, 2016
“Physics and Dance” is the theme of the spring 2016 Shulman Lectures in Science and the Humanities, hosted by the Whitney Humanities Center (WHC). The opening lecture — “...
December 14, 2015
Leonid Glazman, the newly appointed Donner Professor of Physics, focuses his research on the physics of mesoscopic solids. Physics on the mesoscopic scale encompasses systems...

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