June 1, 2020

Scientists Detect Crab Nebula Using Innovative Gamma-Ray Telescope

The first-of-its-kind telescope promises to shed new light on the physics of high-energy phenomena, from supernovae to dark matter.
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Dmitri Basov
May 28, 2020

Quantum Materials Researcher Receives $1.6 Million From the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Dmitri Basov will use the award to develop experimental techniques that could lead to revolutionary applications in electronics, computing energy technology, and medical devices.
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May 22, 2020

The 12 Questions Earth Scientists Should Ask in the Next 10 Years

A committee comprised of scientists from 19 research institutions has outlined what the U.S. National Science Foundation should focus on over the next decade.
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May 18, 2020

Columbia’s Rafael Yuste Wins Vannevar Bush Fellowship

The five-year, $3 million fellowship is the U.S. Department of Defense’s most prestigious single-investigator award and supports basic research with the potential for transformative impact.
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May 18, 2020

New Study Estimates the Odds of Life and Intelligence Emerging Beyond Our Planet

David Kipping, an assistant professor in Columbia’s Department of Astronomy, uses Bayesian statistics to shed light on how extraterrestrial life might evolve in alien worlds.
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