On Wednesday, Staff Writer Adria Marin attended Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and the Aspen Institute Science & Society Program’s lecture by Lee McIntyre, where he explored an interesting philosophical question.
On Friday, Staff Writer Elisha Dura attended Columbia Astronomy Public Outreach’s lecture, given by Dr. Nick Luber, on what we do and do not know about jellyfish galaxies. Read through the article to play an astronomy trivia game at the end!
On Wednesday, Staff Writers Peyton Goodman and Ashna Shah attended a seminar held by Columbia University’s Center for Science and Society on the evolving methods of identifying mushrooms. The event was part of the New York History of Science Lecture Series.
On Friday, Staff Writers Peyton Goodman and Shaina Sahu attended a seminar held by Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory on the applications of machine learning in the ocean sciences.
Last Tuesday, the Columbia Climate School hosted Dr. Alex de Sherbinin, Dr. Kristina G. Douglass, and Dr. Radley Horton for a conversation moderated by Jeffrey Schlegelmilch on climate change, climate disasters, and how to move forward.
Last Thursday, Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) hosted a discussion between Dr. Deepa Ramaswamy and Dr. Amiel Bizé, moderated by Professor Reinhold Martin as a part of the speaker series “Conversation on Architecture and Land in and out of the Americas.” Both speakers presented their research on the effects of “made […]
On Monday, The Mailman School of Public Health held a panel discussion featuring leaders from the Lenape Center to discuss Lenape epistemologies and healthcare.
An event held by Columbia University’s Zuckerman Institute and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem developed an interesting dialogue between the biology behind generational trauma and the ways in which it is reflected in music.
On Wednesday, Columbia attended an NYU talk hosted by Dr. Anne Johnson for her lecture, “Mexico in Orbit: Modernity, Nationality and Satellite Fetishism.”
Last Friday, the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory hosted Dr. Linda Elkins-Tanton for its yearly W.S. Jardetzky Lecture, titled “Volcanoes And The Great Dying: The End-Permian Extinction And Its Parallels With Today.”
Welcome back to Science Fair, Bwog’s weekly roundup of science events happening around campus. For the first one of this semester, a Science Editor Emeritus (and current EIC) makes a brief return. As always, email email@example.com if you want your event featured.