About Us

About Us
is made up of undergraduate students from Columbia and Barnard with a genuine interest in astronomy and who want to engage with other astronomy students, the department here at Columbia and the community at large. We welcome undergrads that are majoring in Astronomy/Astrophysics, other science disciplines, or people who simply have an interest in the subject.

Mar 2, 2012

Week of February 28th, 2012

I hope everyone's enjoying their last moments of freedom before midterms! Here's what's coming up in the Astro Dept. :

Featured Upcoming Events
To the Moon on a BudgetPublic Outreach Lecture by Arlin Crotts followed by Rooftop Observing
Friday 3/2, 7:00pm
Pupin 301

A wide array of national and international space agencies, private corporations and
 consortia are preparing to send spacecraft to the Moon, some with people on 
board, some with profits in mind. What will they do there, and what might others
 do in the future?
 One more volunteer is needed! Please e
-mail Summer Ash
summer@astro.columba.edu if you can help out. 
Lecture: 7:00-7:30 PM
Telescope Observation: 7:30-9:00 PM Astrophotography Slideshow: 7:30-9:00 PM
Astro Snippets

SIPA hosts science event Wednesday evening, "What is Science News and What's Not?". (Sundial)

The Herbert Deresiewicz Summer Research Fellowship is due March 5th! 

Kepler's latest data release introduces 1091 new planet candidates, bringing the total number of Kepler planet candidates to 2,321. (Astrobites)

Weekly Calendar

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