Splash Biography

VARUN JORAPUR, Yale physics PhD student studying atomic physics

Major: Physics

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2023

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a physics PhD student at Yale. I am originally from India, where I did my undergraduate studies. As a child, I was fascinated by the world of astronomy, and I got started around 8th grade. I have been doing a lot of astronomy since then and have recently started doing astrophotography. I am hoping to impart some of what I learned about astrophotography through this course.

Past Classes

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S4551: Counting with cold atoms in Splash Spring 2022 (Apr. 16, 2022)
In this course students will learn the basics of atomic physics! We will cover how atoms are cooled to near absolute zero temperatures and its fascinating applications including measuring time itself.