David Kipping

Astronomy Professor, Cool Worlds Lab Director
David Kipping is an associate professor of astronomy at Columbia University, where he leads the Cool Worlds Lab. The lab was awarded a NASA XRP grant to study exoplanet eccentricities. Kipping joined Columbia in 2015 and combines his passion for astronomy with public outreach, notably through his YouTube channel also named "Cool Worlds". This channel has garnered millions of views for its explorations into cosmic questions, including the discovery of exoplanets like Kepler-167e. His research achievements include leading teams that...

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Exploring Life in the Universe

1. Origins of Life on Earth
2. Biases in Extraterrestrial Research
3. Challenges in the Search for Life
4. Agnosticism and Scientific Inquiry
5. Life and Intelligence in the Universe