Your Weekly Low Down | Feb. 26, 2016

Catch up on the latest news from your Columbia alumni community this week.

SPOTLIGHT:

  • As climate continues to dominate the national conversation, Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is a powerful player in the fight to conserve our planet.¬†Read on for¬†things you might not know about Lamont-Doherty's work on climate.


                                                         

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...

  • Mid-career shifting is perhaps one of the most common, yet least researched challenges faced by our generation. A member of the Columbia Career Coaches Network provides some tips, if you're thinking about a¬†transition.¬†

UPCOMING EVENTS:

THE LOW DOWN:

  • Scientists have detected gravitational waves from the merging of two black holes roughly a billion light-years away. This feat¬†confirmed a major prediction in Albert Einstein‚Äôs general theory of relativity, published a century ago.¬†Three Columbia¬†astrophysicists¬†were instrumental in the experiment. This week, we gathered feedback and reaction from Columbia¬†astrophysicists, scientists, and professors -- check it out here.