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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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News

student presenting
December 10, 2018
Wright Laboratory’s undergraduate students taking the independent research course (PHYS 471) will be presenting their research projects December 11-13, 2018 in the...
movement workshop
December 10, 2018
Wright Lab Artist-in-Residence Emily Coates led a movement workshop for about 30 members of the Wright Lab community on Friday, December 7, 2018 in the Wright Laboratory...
COSINE-100 array
December 5, 2018
Wright Lab scientists are part of a new international experiment that challenges previous claims about the detection of non-luminous dark matter.   Astrophysical evidence...

Collaboration

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. 

Funding

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