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Yale Astrophysics Major AJ LaConte Wins Free Tuition from Cards Against Humanity
Fri, 05/03/2024
CHICAGO (April 25, 2024) — Best-selling party game Cards Against Humanity announced today that it awarded its ninth full-tuition scholarship to undergraduate...
Time’s ‘100 Most Influential’ list features a pair of Yale professors
Wed, 04/17/2024
Akiko Iwasaki and Priyamvada Natarajan are part of 2024’s Time 100, a list that includes leaders of government, the arts, athletics, science, and industry. Two Yale...
Astronomers find a tiny star system with a tantalizing story to tell
Fri, 04/05/2024
Astronomers find a tiny star system with a tantalizing story to tell If confirmed as a galaxy, the system would be the faintest galaxy ever discovered — and may...
Yale’s new 51 Pegasi b fellow will explore origins of ‘hot’ Jupiters
Wed, 04/03/2024
Quang Tran, a new recipient of the prestigious 51 Pegasi b fellowship who will join Yale this fall as a postdoctoral fellow, has begun a promising line of research on the...

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