Wright Lab:  The Portal to the Universe

What does the invisible universe consist of?
What is dark matter?
What are the properties of neutrinos?
What are the states of matter in the early universe?
What is the structure of matter?

Explore Wright Lab


WL undergraduate summer researchers
August 1, 2018
Thirteen undergraduate researchers worked in Wright Lab research groups this summer.  Eleven were students from Yale, the other two were from Northwestern and Lehigh...
DUNE APA and Wright Lab members
July 30, 2018
Christos Touramanis, leader of the DUNE APA consortium, and Alberto Marchionni, its Technical Coordinator visited Wright Laboratory on July 30, 2018  to discuss Wright Lab...
Water jet cutter
July 24, 2018
Wright Laboratory has launched a new Advanced Prototyping Center.  For more information, please see the YaleNews release and the Wright Lab Facilities webpage.


With its on-site core facilities and research program, Wright Lab fosters cross-disciplinary research collaborations across Yale University and worldwide.  Wright Lab works with the Yale Center for Research Computing (YCRC) on novel solutions to the research computing challenges in nuclear, particle and astrophysics, and collaborates with the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (YCAA) on understanding dark matter in the Universe. Quantum sensors and techniques jointly developed with the Yale Quantum Institute (YQI) are used for axion searches at Wright Lab. 


Wright Laboratory gratefully acknowledges support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; the Department of Energy, Office of Science, High Energy Physics and Nuclear Physicsthe Heising-Simons Foundation; the Krell Institute; the National Science Foundation; and Yale University.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Department of Energy Heising-Simons Foundation Krell Institute National Science Foundation Yale University