Stargazer’s Guide to 2013

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It’s relaxing, out-of-this-world, and best of all, free. Stargazing is an simple enough activity for everyone to enjoy, yet there’s a lot of science behind the predictions of the celestial movements. Whether you’re an seasoned veteran of stargazing or just a curious student who’s pulling yet another all-nighter, 2013 is the perfect year to start […]

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Interview with Professor Corinne Kendall

Kendall Interview Transcript of the Interview with Professor Corinne Kendall 00:03 So how did you get interested in wildlife conservation? So my interest in wildlife conservation mainly came from working at zoos, so I worked at the Houston when I was in high school because I really enjoyed being around wildlife and I just got […]

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Celebrating NASA Mars Expeditions

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The ringing in of 2013 marks the start of year ten for NASA’s veteran Mars rover, Opportunity. Originally slated to explore the red planet for a limited 90 days, Opportunity has been trekking for a good 3200 Mars days and has covered over 35 km of the terrain. This is equivalent to the first overland […]

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Do’s and Don’ts With the Flu

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Achoo!  All of us know the dreaded signs of coming down with the flu: the chills, the tiredness, the getting-run-over-by-a-steamroller feeling that progresses faster than you can say the word influenza. Not to mention the fever that makes you look and act as if you’ve had too much to drink.  Well, since this flu season […]

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Scholar’s Lion

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“The Hammerman” – Bronze Le Marteleur

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“The Hammerman” – Bronze Le Marteleur   Le Marteleur (translated into The Metallurgist), or better known as the “Hammerman”, stands in front of the Mudd campus entrance and is associated the the School of Engineering and Applied Science. It is a bronze cast statue of a pincerman, a 19th century laborer who used giant pincers […]

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The Sundial

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The origin of the sundial was in 1914, when the Columbia College Class of 1885  presented Columbia University with a sixteen-ton dark-green granite sphere, placed at the center of campus on College Walk. An inscription at the base reads “Horam Expecta Veniet” (Await the hour, it will come). The sphere functioned as a timekeeper which […]

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Alma Mater

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Northwest Corner Building

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Northwest Corner Building New Engineering/Sciences building mostly dedicated for interdisciplinary research and education. Open Hours Joe’s Coffee (located on 2nd floor) Monday – Friday 8:00am – 8:00 pm Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Contact Information 550 West 120th Street, New York NY 10027 Facilities  Integrated Science Library that combines formerly separated biology, […]

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Carman Hall

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Carman Hall All first year residence hall. Open Hours  All times Contact Information 545 West  114th Street, New York, NY 10027 Facilities Lounge on every floor Basement: Large lounge, kitchen, and laundry, Music dept. practice room, administrative offices of CAVA 1 classroom, computer lab on main floor Several deans offices on 1st floor – with […]

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