Yale University was founded in 1701 and known originally as the Collegiate School. Yale University is known for its undergraduate school and graduate schools of Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and Yale Law School. The combined undergraduate and graduate student body tops 11,300 students. Yale has one of the largest endowments in the nation totally $17 billion and its graduate schools of engineering, physics, biology architecture, forestry and the environment are well respected among colleges and universities. Yale confers PhDs, Medical Doctorate degrees, Juris Doctorate and other professional degrees. Yale's new medical school has been awarded Leed Gold certification for its environmentally sustainable construction and features. Yale public affairs is friendly and provides media requests for their research and materials.
Diamond planets may be more common than astronomers thought
(Phys.org) —Carbon-rich planets may be more common than previously thought, according to new research by Yale University astronomers.
Another step toward quantum computers: Using photons for memory
(Phys.org) —Scientists at Yale University have found a new way to manipulate microwave signals that could aid the long-term effort to develop a quantum computer, a powerful tool that would revolutionize information processing ...
New 'doping' method improves properties of carbon nanotubes
(Phys.org) —Yale University researchers have developed a simple method for controlling the "doping" of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), a chemical process that optimizes the tubes' properties. Reported April 29 in Nano Letters, ...
The drive to create the coldest cubic meter in the universe
The drive to create the coldest cubic meter in the universe may be centered in Italy, but its ultimate success will depend on instruments developed at Yale University.
Deforestation of sandy soils a greater climate threat
Deforestation may have far greater consequences for climate change in some soils than in others, according to new research led by Yale University scientists—a finding that could provide critical insights into which ecosystems ...
An atom smasher's farewell sets stage for new physics era
Yale University has begun a multi-phase renovation of the former Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory that will reinvent the landmark nuclear physics lab for a new era in physics research.
In Mediterranean marble, secrets of the global carbon cycle
(Phys.org) —Scientists at Yale University have clarified how carbon dioxide escapes minerals deep inside Earth and seeps into the planet's atmosphere, a significant step in the planet's natural carbon cycle. Deeper insight ...
Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs also wiped out the 'Obamadon'
The asteroid collision widely thought to have killed the dinosaurs also led to extreme devastation among snake and lizard species, according to new research—including the extinction of a newly identified lizard species ...
Estrogen helps calm stressed cells, researchers find
Stress is as bad for cells as it is for people, but scientists have had a hard time devising ways to study its effects on cells without killing them.
Fossil porpoise has a chin for the ages
Scientists have identified a new species of ancient porpoise with a chin length unprecedented among known mammals and suggest the animal used the tip of its face to probe the seabed for food.