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March 13, 2018
Astronomer and board game designer Dante Lauretta will investigate space exploration and board games in the Yale Quantum Institute’s fifth event in its series of nontechnical...
January 11, 2018
The American Astronomical Society’s Solar Physics Division has awarded the 2018 George Ellery Hale Prize to Department of Astronomy professor and chair Sarbani Basu. The...
December 13, 2017
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Marla Geha, professor of astronomy and physics, as one of its new HHMI Professors chosen for their extraordinary teaching...
December 7, 2017
New research by Yale University scientists suggests rocky planets orbiting other stars may hide thick layers of diamond beneath the surface. “A carbon-rich planet likely...
November 8, 2017
Yoram Alhassid, the newly named Frederick Phineas Rose Professor of Physics, is a renowned theoretical physicist who leads a broad research program focused on correlated...
October 30, 2017
On a quiet evening, under a cloudless night sky, residents of New Haven wend their way up Prospect Street. Atop Science Hill, the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium ...