Tom Rice

Columbia Science Fellow, Astronomy

Lecturer in Discipline, Department of Astronomy

Visiting Scientist, American Museum of Natural History


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Ph.D. University of Michigan 2019 A.B. Harvard University 2012


Research Topics

Planet Formation & Astrochemistry


Current Research

I'm studying how terrestrial worlds receive their nitrogen, using radio astronomy. I also use time-series astronomy to study how the infrared light from young stars varies due to various physical processes such as accretion and dust obscuration.