Columbia University and University of Florida astrophysicists found signs of a cosmic event that created elements that sent gold and silver to Earth.
Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia, discusses the first-ever image of a black hole, which has the potential to redefine our understanding of the cosmos.
Elena Aprile, a physics professor at Columbia who is leading the world’s most sensitive search yet for dark matter, will receive the American Astronomical Society’s 2019 Lancelot M. Berkeley − New York Community Trust Prize Berkeley Prize.
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.
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.