Physics and Astronomy Prof. Janna Levin spoke about the "soundtrack" of the universe at TED 2011 conference in Long Beach, Calif.
The Columbia University Science Fiction Society president shares her love of physics, fantasy novels, and "nerd culture."
More than 120 young student scientists pursued full-time research projects as part of Barnard's new Summer Research Institute. Watch as they share their experiences and stories.
Students share findings from their research this summer in labs on campus and around the New York City area.
Professor Reshmi Mukherjee’s Introduction to Physics course combines old-school teaching tools and exposure to cutting-edge research.
Throughout the years, Barnard women have studied such sciences as astronomy, biology, chemistry, and physics, pursuing careers in these fields. Many of these women were pioneers, establishing their places within scientific communities that were all but closed to them. On the following pages, six alumnae, two of whom are retired, talk about their research, how they started, and what inspired them.
Professor of physics and astromony discusses black holes, the origin of the universe, and writing.