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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Iachello symposiun attendees
October 8, 2018
The Yale Department of Physics, Wright Laboratory, and the Yale Department of Chemistry hosted a two-day symposium Oct. 5-6 in celebration of the career of Francesco Iachello...
Caines in front of Wright Laboratory entrance
September 28, 2018
Wright Lab professor Helen Caines has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) “for her pivotal role in promoting the beam energy scan at RHIC and...
September 19, 2018
Yale is one of four U.S. universities chosen to design and plan the production of 150 particle detector assemblies for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), hosted...


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