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 13, 2018

North American Coasts Are Absorbing Large Amounts of Carbon

Coastal waters play an important role in the carbon cycle by absorbing carbon into sediments or transferring it to the open ocean, a new study co-authored by Columbia geochemist Wade McGillis confirms.
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 11, 2018

The 100th Meridian, Where the Great Plains Begin, May Be Shifting

Two new Columbia papers find that the line that divides the moist East and arid West is edging eastward due to climate change—and the implications for farming and other pursuits could be huge.
April 9, 2018

Predicting Hurricane Flooding Risks to the East Coast

Today, Columbia University and data-analytics firm Jupiter are announcing plans to collaborate on improved hurricane track simulations, so that the public and private sectors can plan for weather and climate risks.
April 9, 2018

NSF Announces New York City as Testbed for New Wave of Mobile Technology

Rutgers, Columbia, and NYU will lead research aimed at pushing the limits of wireless-networking. The platform in New York, called COSMOS, will be a proving ground for a new generation of wireless technologies and applications.