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?

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collaboration photo
November 10, 2018
The CUORE collaboration held its Fall 2018 meeting at Wright Lab on November 9-10, 2018, with a satellite meeting about data analysis on the preceding day, November 8. CUORE...
November 9, 2018
A group of international leaders, including Wright Lab Director Karsten Heeger, have published a letter in Science called Neutrino physics for Korean diplomacy, in which the...
Undergrad presents poster at CEU
October 29, 2018
Several researchers from Wright Laboratory gave talks, seminars and poster presentations at the 5th Joint Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics and the Physical...


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