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Towering Balloon-like Features Discovered near Center of the Milky Way
Towering Balloon-like Features Discovered near Center of the Milky Way
September 5, 2019 at 7:59 pm | News Release

An international team of astronomers has discovered one of the largest features ever observed in the center of the Milky Way – a pair of enormous radio-emitting bubbles that tower hundreds of light-years above and below the central region of our galaxy.

Image Release: ALMA Shows What’s Inside Jupiter’s Storms
Image Release: ALMA Shows What’s Inside Jupiter’s Storms
August 20, 2019 at 3:55 pm | News Release

New radio wave images made with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) provide a unique view of Jupiter’s atmosphere down to fifty kilometers below the planet’s visible cloud deck.

ALMA Dives into Black Hole’s ‘Sphere of Influence’
ALMA Dives into Black Hole’s ‘Sphere of Influence’
August 7, 2019 at 11:00 am | News Release

New ALMA observations provide an unprecedented close-up view of a swirling disk of cold interstellar gas rotating around a supermassive black hole.

‘Moon-forming’ Circumplanetary Disk Discovered in Distant Star System
‘Moon-forming’ Circumplanetary Disk Discovered in Distant Star System
July 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm | News Feature

ALMA has made the first-ever observations of a circumplanetary disk.

New Method May Resolve Difficulty in Measuring Universe’s Expansion
New Method May Resolve Difficulty in Measuring Universe’s Expansion
July 8, 2019 at 11:00 am | News Release

Radio telescope observations have made it possible for astronomers to use mergers of neutron-star pairs as a valuable new tool for measuring the Universe’s expansion.

Planetary Rings of Uranus ‘Glow’ in Cold Light
Planetary Rings of Uranus ‘Glow’ in Cold Light
June 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm | News Feature

Using the both ALMA and the VLT, astronomers have imaged the cold, rock-strewn rings encircling the planet Uranus. Rather than observing the reflected sunlight from these rings, ALMA and the VLT imaged the millimeter and mid-infrared “glow” naturally emitted by the frigidly cold particles of the rings themselves.

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