The center of the Milky Way is a crowded neighborhood and not always a calm one, according to the latest image obtained by University of Massachusetts Amherst astronomer Daniel Wang using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. In addition to the super massive black hole at the center, the area is filled with all sorts of inhabitants that affect and influence one another.
AMHERST, Mass. – David M. Mednicoff, assistant professor of legal studies and an adjunct professor in the department of Judaic and Near Eastern studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, comments on the situation in the Middle East where fighting is underway in Lebanon and in Gaza.
AMHERST, Mass. – Twenty-five teachers from Springfield and Holyoke are learning about the engineering behind the structure of bridges, transportation safety, water quality and other concepts through a course being held July 10-14 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – The journalism program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded a $75,000 grant to establish a New England News Council to investigate complaints about the media and promote public trust in the news.
AMHERST, Mass. – A National Academy of Sciences report released today confirms that the last few decades of the 20th century were warmer than any comparable period in the last 400 years, affirming the findings of climate scientist Raymond Bradley of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his colleagues.
BABIES IN MASSACHUSETTS WHO suffer abusive head injuries from being violently shaken tend to be male, first or second-born, and living with both parents, according to a new study released by the state Department of Social Services and the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has awarded $1.6 million over four years to a team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to redesign the school’s undergraduate biological sciences program.
AMHERST, Mass. – David Marquez, assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is seeking people to participate in a study that investigates the physical activity levels of older adults and the factors related to exercise, including social support for exercise.