April 18, 2018

Joachim Frank Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, Ph.D., a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and biological sciences at Columbia University Medical Center, and a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
April 11, 2018

Origins: Columbia Science Commits

In this video, Brian Greene, Caleb Scharf, and Elena Aprile explain their research and how the Columbia University Origins Institute will lead to a greater understanding of the universe around us.
April 11, 2018

The Search for Life Across Light-Years

Columbia astrobiology research spans a full spectrum—from searching for the exoplanets, to replicating cosmic conditions that formed those planets, to simulating various biological and climatic environments that may be on them.
April 4, 2018

New Study Suggests Tens of Thousands of Black Holes Exist in Milky Way’s Center

A Columbia University-led team of astrophysicists has discovered a dozen black holes gathered around Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.
April 4, 2018

Renowned Seismologist Lynn Sykes to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Columbia University

Sykes, a professor emeritus at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, was an influential contributor to the establishment and evolution of plate tectonic theory, who helped revolutionize our understanding of the deformation of the earth.