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New Technologies, Strategies Expanding Search for Extraterrestrial Life
New Technologies, Strategies Expanding Search for Extraterrestrial Life
February 15, 2020 at 12:00 am | News Release

New technologies that enable new strategies are revitalizing the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), by not only augmenting the traditional search for intelligently-generated radio signals but also allowing searches for other signs of life and technological activity.

NRAO, SETI Institute Agree on New Research Programs
NRAO, SETI Institute Agree on New Research Programs
February 15, 2020 at 12:00 am | Announcement

NRAO and the SETI Institute will develop a new system to provide VLA data to an advanced signal processor that will seek to detect signs of extraterrestrial technologies.

International Group Honors NRAO Employee as Technician of the Year
International Group Honors NRAO Employee as Technician of the Year
February 7, 2020 at 5:45 pm | Announcement

NRAO servo technical specialist Bruce Mues is honored as Technician of the Year by international association.

Astronomers Find Wandering Massive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies
Astronomers Find Wandering Massive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies
January 5, 2020 at 3:30 pm | News Release

Studies with the VLA indicate that roughly half of the massive black holes in dwarf galaxies are not in the centers of those galaxies. This gives astronomers new insights into the conditions in which similar black holes formed and grew in the early history of the Universe.

The Turbulent Life of Two Supermassive Black Holes Caught in a Galaxy Crash
The Turbulent Life of Two Supermassive Black Holes Caught in a Galaxy Crash
January 5, 2020 at 3:14 pm | News Release

An international team of astronomers used ALMA to create the most detailed image yet of the gas surrounding two supermassive black holes in a merging galaxy.

Image Release: Distant Milky Way-like Galaxies Reveal Star Formation History of the Universe
Image Release: Distant Milky Way-like Galaxies Reveal Star Formation History of the Universe
December 17, 2019 at 9:00 am | News Release

Thousands of galaxies are visible in this radio image made with the MeerKAT telescope. The numerous faint dots are distant galaxies like our own Milky Way, that have never been observed in radio light before.

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