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  • 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

  • Next Generation

    Undergraduate researchers take on the challenges of wind energy

    The 13-year delay in the proposed Cape Wind project in Massachusetts reveals the critical need for an integrated approach to offshore wind energy development that works mutually toward an efficient,... More

  • Advanced Design

    Researchers develop 3D printing capabilities to improve health and treat disease

    A team of UMass Amherst researchers led by professor Sundar Krishnamurty are testing newly acquired high-end 3D printers as part of an advanced design and fabrication (ADDFab) effort aimed at... More

  • A Bright Future

    Patrick Administration designates UMass Amherst Energy Extension Hub

    As one of the earliest land grant universites, UMass Amherst has been applying campus expertise to societal problems for more than 150 years. At first it focused on agricultural technologies, but now... More