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  • Building Privacy Into Smart Buildings

    Prototype programmable building will test privacy applications

    As more smart grids and buildings are fitted with digital electric meters, Web-enabled appliances and lighting, programmable outlets and switches, and intelligent HVAC systems that rely on Internet-... More

  • Ultra Cool

    Characterizing cryogenically cooled electronics

    Ultra-sensitive wide-band electronic systems have wide-ranging scientific and commercial applications in radio astronomy, quantum communications, and ultra-high speed digital systems. With a major... More

  • Dark Matter

    Searching for subatomic particles at a new energy frontier

    As experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland start collecting the first 13-teraelectronvolt (TeV) particle collisions data, a long wait is over for three UMass Amherst physicists... More

  • Stellar Systems

    First observations of multiple star system formation support model predictions

    An international team of astronomers has reported the first multiple-star system to be observed during the earliest stage of formation. This finding supports model predictions by UMass Amherst... More