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Supermassive Black Hole Appears to Grow Like a Baby Star
Supermassive Black Hole Appears to Grow Like a Baby Star
June 20, 2024 at 9:53 am | News Release

How do supermassive black holes get so big? An international team of astronomers, including scientists at the U.S. National Science Foundation National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NSF NRAO) have discovered a powerful, rotating, magnetic wind that they believe is helping a galaxy’s central supermassive black hole to grow. 

Engineers Descend upon DC for International Microwave Symposium, NRAO Will Exhibit, Scientist to Receive Pioneer Award
Engineers Descend upon DC for International Microwave Symposium, NRAO Will Exhibit, Scientist to Receive Pioneer Award
June 14, 2024 at 3:36 pm | Announcement

NRAO and the Central Development Laboratory (CDL) will showcase the latest developments in radio instrumentation technology at the 2024 International Microwave Symposium, where NRAO scientist Marian Pospieszalski will be awarded the 2024 Microwave Pioneer Award.

It’s Twins! Astronomers Discover Parallel Disks and Jets Erupting From a Pair of Young Stars
It’s Twins! Astronomers Discover Parallel Disks and Jets Erupting From a Pair of Young Stars
June 12, 2024 at 11:15 am | News Release

Most of the Universe is invisible to the human eye. The building blocks of stars are only revealed in…

ALMA Observations Reveal New Insights into Planet Formation in Binary Star Systems
ALMA Observations Reveal New Insights into Planet Formation in Binary Star Systems
June 10, 2024 at 11:15 am | News Release

At the 244th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), researchers unveiled groundbreaking findings from a pioneering high-angular resolution program that sheds new light on the process of planet formation in circumstellar disks around young stars in binary systems. Leveraging the unparalleled capabilities of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and near-infrared, component-resolved spectroscopy at the Keck II 10-meter telescope, the study offers a transformative understanding of the conditions that nurture or inhibit planet formation.

NRAO and GBO Have Lots to Share at AAS 244
NRAO and GBO Have Lots to Share at AAS 244
June 7, 2024 at 9:00 am | News Feature

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) will hold its 244th Meeting June 9 – 13 in Madison, Wisconsin. The National…

Invisible Realms Revealed: Radio Technology Expands Frontiers of Astronomy and Medicine
Invisible Realms Revealed: Radio Technology Expands Frontiers of Astronomy and Medicine
June 4, 2024 at 8:00 am | News Release

For centuries, humans have looked to the skies to solve the mysteries of the Universe. By measuring radio waves,…

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