RADIO ASTRONOMY IS:

Revealing the Invisible Universe

Radio astronomy is the study of celestial objects that give off radio waves. With radio astronomy, we study astronomical phenomena that can be invisible.

RADIO ASTRONOMY IS:

In the News!

Our cutting-edge telescopes are used to make new discoveries every day.

RADIO ASTRONOMY IS:

Exploration

Interactively learn about our Universe, our telescopes, and the people who make it all possible.

Image of the Week:

ALMA First Image

In this composite image of the merging cores of the Antennae Galaxies, optical (white and pink), radio (blue) and millimeter/submillimeter (orange and gold) overlay to show us the history and future of star formation. The optical image shows stars that are shining now. The radio shows gas that is probably too thin to become stars. And the mm/submm shows all the places where new stars will someday form.