July 15, 2019

Four Columbia Scientists Honored with Presidential Early Career Awards

The award is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to early-career scientists and engineers who show exceptional potential for leadership in the advancement of science and technology.
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July 2, 2019

Columbia and Harvard Combine Quantum Expertise to Advance Research in Ultracold Molecules

The scientists will develop an experimental facility that will open up the field of ultracold chemistry to a much wider array of atomic and molecular species and reactions.
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June 21, 2019

Scientists Map Huge Undersea Fresh-Water Aquifer Off U.S. Northeast

In a new survey of the sub-seafloor off the U.S. Northeast coast, scientists have made a surprising discovery: a gigantic aquifer of relatively fresh water trapped in porous sediments lying below the salty ocean.
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June 7, 2019

Solved: How Tides Can Trigger Earthquakes

A new study led by Columbia seismologist Christopher Scholz reveals the inner workings of tidally triggered earthquakes, and finds that even the slightest stress can set off a tremor.
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May 28, 2019

Robots Activated by Water May Be the Next Frontier

Columbia scientists have developed a material that can drive mechanical systems; it has potential applications for opening windows in humidity and allowing fabric to evaporate sweat.
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