RADIO ASTRONOMY IS:

Revealing the Invisible Universe

Radio waves are simply another band -- or range of color -- of light. While stars shine most brightly at optical wavelengths, they also shine across the spectrum, including radio waves. Other objects, like star-forming clouds, emit little to any visible light, though they shine brightly in radio light.

RADIO ASTRONOMY IS:

In the News!

Our cutting-edge telescopes are used to make new, radio discoveries every day, by penetrating through the dust and clouds of galaxies that obscures visible light.

RADIO ASTRONOMY IS:

Exploration

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

Image of the Week:

Ghostly Glow of ALMA at Night

The green safety lights on the ALMA antennas provide the only light for this long-exposure photograph at the 16,500-foot elevation high site in northern Chile.
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