February 2019 News

Two graphs side by side, the left one being a less-focused version of the one on the right. They show a blue structure, made up of a central square and two almost triangles growing out of different sides of the square. All is surrounded by a pink-ish tone.
February 27, 2019
A new Yale-led discovery presents a powerful new mechanism with potential uses in quantum computing, cryptography, and quantum communications. 
A graphic showing the word hello at the center and many of its iterations in different languages around it.
February 26, 2019
Yale’s new Translation Initiative, helmed by Alice Kaplan and Harold Augenbraum, will frame the subject within the “lived environment” of a globalized world.
Two women stand in front of a seated group, presenting.
February 25, 2019
Hosted by the Wright Lab and the Yale Quantum Institute, the topic of the Feb. 19 event was “Quantum Sensors: Opportunities and Applications.”
Portrait of Ebonya Washington, smiling, on a orange blouse.
February 25, 2019
Focusing on public finance and political economy, Washington’s research touches on the impact of the Voting Rights Act, the price of motherhood, and more.
Photo of the front, back, and sides of a tablet from the Yale Babylinian collection with carvings all over it.
February 22, 2019
What would the ancient Babylonians have made of recent celestial events like the blood moon and super moon? Just ask Yale professor Eckart Frahm.
Portrait of Judy Cha, standing and smiling in front of glass doors, which are completely covered in writing.
February 22, 2019
Metallic glass’s unique properties lend it versatility and strength — but also hard to control. New Yale research offers some clues that may help change that. 
A canvas painted a la Polock lies flat on a table.
February 20, 2019
At the Yale Center for Engineering Innovation and Design, a workshop explored how the physical properties of paint can influence the art it creates.