What is the summer solstice? An astronomer explains
Sunwheel and sky-watching evens mark the Summer Solstice on June 20-21.
NASA's legacy extragalactic UV survey data released.
Last Thursday, May 17th, an international team of astronomers, led by Professor Daniela Calzetti, released the most comprehensive ultraviolet survey of nearby galaxies from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Professor Daniela Calzetti, PI for the Hubble Treasury project, and colleagues release stellar and star cluster catalogs for 50 LEGUS galaxies.
Graduate School honors distringuished mentor and staff award recipients, including Astronomy Department Associate Professor Alex Pope.
Astronomer Mark Heyer has created a new musical composition expressing the movement of gases through the galaxy as musical note, "Milky Way Blues".
Miranda Eiben, a double-major in astronomy and engineering, is one of the recipients of the Field Scholarship given by the UMass Alumni Association.
One of our Astronomy majors, Kenneth Lin, was just awarded a prestigious summer fellowship to do research in Japan. The program is called the 2018 Nakatani RIES U.S. Fellows Program.