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July 7, 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 17, 2020
It beats like a busy signal — one scientists were excited to get. A new study in Nature reports the discovery of a fast radio burst (FRB) that pulses at regular intervals —...
June 2, 2020
Luna Zagorac (Graduate Student with Nikhil Padmanabhan) has been selected as a Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) recipient with...
May 29, 2020
‘Oumuamua, the first known interstellar object to pass through Earth’s solar system, has been called many things: a comet, an asteroid, a cigar-shaped spaceship. Now it has a...
May 22, 2020
A new, Yale-led study shows that some supermassive black holes actually thrive under pressure. It has been known for some time that when distant galaxies — and the...
May 13, 2020
Physicists from Yale are looking deep beneath a mountain in central Italy for proof of how matter was created in the universe — and a new batch of data is narrowing the...