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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

'Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs.'

Albert Einstein
(1879-1955)


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