Welcome

Welcome

The YCAA has initiated a number of activities to stimulate interactions and collaborations. These include: 

  • The YCAA Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship, established with support from the Provost’s office 
  • A weekly seminar series organized by YCAA postdocs, with guest speakers usually from outside Yale. 
  • Postdoctoral career development, via regular lunches hosted by the YCAA director for all astronomy and astrophysics postdocs
  • Scientific workshops

News

Hubble Space Telescope image of the massive galaxy cluster MACSJ1206 with the distortions produced by light bending and the dark matter map generated from these lensing effects (shown on the left in blue). Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Caminha (University of Groningen), M. Meneghetti (Observatory of Astrophysics and Space Science of Bologna), P. Natarajan (Yale University), the CLASH team, and M. Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble)
September 10, 2020
The universe’s funhouse mirrors are revealing a difference between how dark matter behaves in theory and how it appears to act in reality. Dark matter is the invisible glue...
August 19, 2020
On August 17, 2020, Shany Danieli successfully defended her thesis, “Clues to the Nature of Dark Matter from Low-Mass Galaxies Outside the Local Group” (Advisor Pieter van...