Here at Yale: Sounds from another realm

May 5, 2022

By Andrea Thompson Peed

Under an early evening dusk, made darker by rain clouds overhead, shades of red, blue, and rose flowed across the white façade of 17 Hillhouse Avenue as an electronic landscape of sounds pulsed from speakers.

This was the scene on a recent April evening, as a crowd gathered outside the home of the Yale Quantum Institute (YQI) to celebrate the end of Yale Quantum Week and the release of the album “Quantum Sound,” a collaboration between a trio of scientists and musicians — Spencer Topel, a sound artist and composer and the 2018-2019 YQI artist-in-residence, and two former Yale physics graduate students, Kyle Serniak ’19 Ph.D. and Luke Burkhart ’20 Ph.D. They were brought together by Florian Carle, YQI’s manager and creator of the artist-in-residence program, and the producer of the album.

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Photo by Florian Carle