On Wednesday, the Astronomy Department colloquium featured Rachel Somerville, who spoke on the investigation into the early days of the Universe using the James Webb Space Telescope.
Barnard students have been puzzled for about a week by the presence of a large, ugly white tent right inside the gates. What is Barnard hiding? A fissure leading straight to the center of the earth? An uprising of mole people? Bwog snuck a photo through a crack between the tarps… They’re putting a sweet […]
Bill Clinton may be a tough act to follow, but the cast and crew of The Secret Garden seem to be handling the Roone Arledge stage quite well – or at least they’re putting on a good show. Hannah Goldstein reports from the (secret) final dress rehearsal. You might say the ‘Secret’ is out of […]
Oh sure, there may be budget cuts aplenty on the way, but the Medical Center isn’t about to let the economy stop its discoveries. This time, a team led by Columbia University Medical Center researchers has linked a gene called ELP4 to Rolandic epilepsy, the most common form of epilepsy. Rolandic epilepsy’s best-known symptom is […]
Emerging from Fortress Lerner just now, Bwog was nearly mowed down by a swarm of young white male skateboarders, like a Critical Mass for the four wheeled set. They went on for minutes upon minutes — what could this be? Where do they come from? Do they have some kind of skateboarder phone tree? If […]
Bwog Editor Juli Weiner spent the night in the land of Brobdingnag. Names and details have been omitted to protect the innocent. Last night, twenty of the largest people Bwog has ever seen stood assembled in suits outside Butler. Passersby stopped to stare at the group, as it is not often persons of this width […]
As you well know, Columbia has a long history of Nobel Laureates, and now the presitgious group can also claim Martin Chalfie, Chair of the Biological Sciences Department, who, along with a professor from UC San Diego and a professor emeritus from BU Medical School, won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry today. Their Nobel nod […]