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  • What's Old is New

    UMass researchers revive '70s framework for water resources management

    Surprise and uncertainty are becoming more common in water resource planning, says University of Massachusetts Amherst water resource researcher Timothy Randhir, and there is a need for new... More

  • Lazy Lawnmowers Help Environment

    Less-frequent mowing may help suburban bees

    Homeowners concerned about the decline of bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects need look no further than their own back yards, says ecologist Susannah Lerman at the University of... More

  • "Big Bang" Baby

    Astronomers detect galaxy that could have been first to form

    Astronomers using the Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT), which is operated jointly by the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, have... More

  • It Takes A Planet

    Astronomers train “Earth-sized” telescope on our galactic center

    For five days recently, telescopes around the world—including UMass’s own Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT)—focused upon a supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy. The black hole in... More