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.

Jul 30, 2012

Lunch Wednesday, Aug 1st

Upcoming Event

Undergrad Lunch Out SUMMER EDITION
w/ Special Guest Dr. Joseph "Yosi" Gelfand
Wednesday, Aug 1st: 12:00pm
RSVP Required

We'll have the pleasure of taking Dr. Gelfand out to a local restaurant to enjoy lunch and chat about his successful career as an astronomer. Professor Gelfand graduated from Columbia College in 2001 and went on to Harvard for his Ph.D. in Astronomy which he completed in 2007. He was the author of the popular blog "You'd Prefer an Astronaut" and he is now a professor at NYU Abu Dhabi researching supernovae remnants.

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