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VIDEO: Multi-wavelength Observations Reveal Impact of Black Hole on M87 Galaxy
VIDEO: Multi-wavelength Observations Reveal Impact of Black Hole on M87 Galaxy
April 14, 2021 at 1:00 am | News Release

New multi-wavelength observations mounted by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration across the entire electromagnetic spectrum have provided new insight into the impact of the black hole at the core of galaxy M87 on its immediate, and not so immediate, surroundings.

New Images Reveal Magnetic Structures Near Supermassive Black Hole
New Images Reveal Magnetic Structures Near Supermassive Black Hole
March 24, 2021 at 6:00 am | News Release

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — the worldwide collaboration that produced the first image of a black hole in 2019 — has produced a new image showing details of the magnetic fields in the region closest to the supermassive black hole at the core of the galaxy M87. The new work is providing astronomers with important clues about how powerful jets of material can be produced in that region.

IMAGE RELEASE: Cosmic Lens Reveals Faint Radio Galaxy
IMAGE RELEASE: Cosmic Lens Reveals Faint Radio Galaxy
March 16, 2021 at 6:00 am | News Release

Astronomers using the VLA took advantage of the gravitational lensing provided by a distant cluster of galaxies to detect an even more-distant galaxy that probably is the faintest radio-emitting object ever found.

Most Distant Cosmic Jet Providing Clues About Early Universe
Most Distant Cosmic Jet Providing Clues About Early Universe
March 8, 2021 at 3:00 am | News Release

Astronomers using the VLA and VLBA have found the most distant cosmic jet yet discovered, material propelled at nearly the speed of light by a supermassive black hole in the core of a galaxy some 13 billion light-years from Earth.

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VLA Helps Astronomers Make New Discoveries About Star-Shredding Events
February 22, 2021 at 6:00 am | News Feature

New studies using the VLA and other telescopes have added to our knowledge of what happens when a black hole shreds a star, but also have raised new questions that astronomers must tackle.

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Featured Video: Rotating Galaxy Disks in the Early Universe
February 10, 2021 at 4:00 am | News Feature

Episode 6 of The Baseline Series explores how galaxies form ordered rotating disks in the early Universe.

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