UMass astronomers discover ‘outrageously’ luminous galaxies

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Kevin Harrington led a study using a Large Millimeter Telescope to discover galaxies so bright that they are described as “hyper-luminous” and “extremely luminous.”

UMass astronomer identifies earliest galaxy ever detected

The discovery came during a new survey of the distant universe from the NASA Hubble Space Telescope.

University of Massachusetts researcher selected for professorship

Daniela Calzetti, a University of Massachusetts researcher, was selected by the University of Groningen to become their 14th Blaauw Professor at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute.

The Zodiac: The Stars Behind the Sun

Collegian blogger Eliza Mitchell explains the Zodiac and how people are affected by their sign.