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Astronomy at University of Massachusetts, Astronomy

  

Go to http://www.astro.umass.edu Sent Email to terri@nova.astro.umass.edu
Address:  LGRT-B 619E
710 North Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA
01003
USA
Phone:  413-545-2194
Fax:  413-545-4223
Email:  terri@nova.astro.umass.edu
Website:  http://www.astro.umass.edu
Chair: Dr. Ronald L. Snell
 
General Department Info
Degrees
Offered:
  Bachelors Masters Doctorate
Staff & Student
Numbers:
 
 
Faculty: 18

  Staff: 25
Post Docs: 11

  Grads: 20
Under Grads: 55

Research
Areas:
  Cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution, galaxy dynamics and interactions, molecular content and star formation activities in galaxies, active galactic nuclei, high energy astrophysics, mass loss from evolved stars, formation and early evolution of stars and planetary systems, physics and chemistry of molecular clouds, cometary studies, and instrumentation at far-infrared, sub-millimeter, and millimeter wavelengths.
Facilities:  Five College Radio Astronomy Observatory (FCRAO) Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT) Infrared and Optical Telescope Array (IOTA) Beowulf-class super-computer







Science Quote

'Beauty is a harmonious relation between something in our nature and the quality of the object which delights us.'

Blaise Pascal
(1623-1662)


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