October 2017 News

Michal Faison at Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium

Faison: Bringing the Cosmos to the Classroom

Mon, 10/30/2017
On a quiet evening, under a cloudless night sky, residents of New Haven wend their way up Prospect Street. Atop Science Hill, the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium ...
Screenshot of animation by Seligman and Laughlin

Yale astronomers create astronomical model inspired by helicopters

Thu, 10/12/2017
Yale researchers Darryl Seligman and Greg Laughlin have created a new model for understanding how black holes, planets, and galaxies emerge from the vortex-rich environments...