Before, during and after the eclipse, Saurav Aryal will use a custom-built instrument to record images of the upper atmosphere.
An expert in geophysics and solar plasma physics, Paul Song directs UMass Lowell’s Space Science Laboratory.
Astrophysicist Timothy Cook believes dust may hold the key to understanding the universe.
George Geddes will be among the hundreds of scientists in Carbondale, Ill., to view and conduct experiments during the eclipse.
Susanna Finn’s passion for astronomy took hold in elementary school.
If there’s a planet around a nearby star, physics Prof. Supriya Chakrabarti wants to take a picture of it.
Silas Laycock researches black holes, neutron stars and time-domain astrophysics.
Edwin Aguirre and his wife, Imelda Joson, are veteran astrophotographers and eclipse chasers.
Math major Thomas Heywosz came to UMass Lowell with a co-op scholarship and found a research position with a physics professor. Now he’s planning on a career as a high school math teacher.