Maybe you already know that she created some of the first maps of the ocean floor and helped discover plate tectonics. Here are some lesser-known facts about this history-making cartographer.
Today, Columbia announced the $21.5 million gift, which will advance research and teaching in chemistry at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Columbia College, and the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.
Research on the origins of gold and other heavy metals garners the nation’s largest unrestricted scientific prize for young scientists.
The Columbia study provides more evidence that genetic-sequencing can reveal evolutionary differences in reef-building corals that one day could help identify which strains could adapt to warmer seas.
Interest in deep-sea mining for metals has grown substantially. A new study argues that it poses significant risks not only to the immediate surroundings but also to the water thousands of feet above the seafloor.