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:

A Wobbling Jet

Inside the famous Manatee Nebula (W50) lies the black hole remnant of the supernova that formed it, called SS 433. Its jets wobble as they force charged particles outward. Over time, this creates a swirling tracer pattern to the radio waves picked up by the Very Large Array (VLA).