Cool Worlds

Astronomy, exoplanets, astroengineering, the search for extraterrestrial life & intelligence, futurism and interstellar travel. The Cool Worlds Lab (http://coolworlds.astro.columbia.edu), based at the Department of Astronomy, Columbia University, is a team of astronomers seeking to discover and understand alien worlds, particularly those where temperatures are cool enough for life, led by Professor David Kipping. Content is primarily written, produced and presented by David Kipping, but regularly features his students and visitors as guest presenters.


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Galactic Colonization

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Betelgeuse Explained

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Pale Blue Dot 2020

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Timeline of the Next 80 Years

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The Lunar Space Elevator

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Tiny Shiny Black Holes

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Is Earth Being Watched?

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Traveling Back in Time

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Nobel Prize for Exoplanets!

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Statites & Quasites

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The Weird Detector

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Interstellar Highway System

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The Halo Drive

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Artificial Gravity

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Shadows and Lies

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RNAAS banned on arXiv

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Single and Unconstrained

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Exomoon Live QandA

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"CLARA" Trailer Reaction

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The Post Detection Protocol

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The Life and Death of Stars

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Exomountains

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The Pursuit of Objectivity

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Semantics

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Did we find an exomoon?

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Why Moons Matter | Alex Teachey

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