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