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More Information
For further information about the Frontiers of Science course, please contact David Helfand, Chair, Department of Astronomy, at djh@astro.columbia.edu.

For further information about publicly available digital media associated with the course, please contact Rebecca Miller, Executive Editor at Columbia University Digital Knowledge Ventures, at sciencecore@columbia.edu.


Frontiers of Science: A Science Course for the Core Curriculum at Columbia University

Pilot Course
The Frontiers of Science 2002-2003 pilot course consisted of the following series of lectures, delivered in a public forum, Columbia's Miller Theater.

Oct 7 David Helfand: "The Dark Side of the Universe." Now available.
Chair, Department of Astronomy
Nov 11 Darcy Kelley: "How Your Brain Works (or Not!)" Now available.
HHMI Professor of Biological Sciences
Dec 9 Horst Stormer: "Small Wonders: The World of Nano-Science" Now available.
Professor of Physics, and Applied Math and Physics
Feb 3 Wallace Broecker: "Lessons from the Past in Global Climate Change"
Newberry Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Mar 3 Don Melnick: "Darwin, Mendel, and the Diversity of Life" Now available.
Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Apr 14 Nicholas Turro: "Light Meets Matter"
William P. Schweitzer Professor of Chemistry