Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass astronomer identifies earliest galaxy ever detected

By Cecilia Prado

November 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

University of Massachusetts astronomer Mauro Giavalisco, along with scientists from several other institutions around the globe, has successfully identified the most distant, and therefore earliest, galaxy ever studied, according...

University of Massachusetts researcher selected for professorship

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Groningen’s Kapteyn Astronomical Institute has chosen a University of Massachusetts professor to receive one of the highest honors in the field of Astronomy, according to a University press release. Da...

The Zodiac: The Stars Behind the Sun

By Eliza Mitchell

October 20, 2011

Filed under Blogs

This semester, I jumped on the opportunity to take a fascinating class called “Astronomy 100: Exploring the Universe”. Not only is my mind being blown about our massively insignificant size in comparison to the rest of the universe, ...