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NRAO Director Tony Beasley and UNAM Director Enrique Graue Wiechers sign the MOU.
NRAO Signs Cooperative Agreement with UNAM For Development of the Next Generation Very Large Array
November 21, 2022 at 9:23 am | Announcement

The U.S. National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing their collaboration on the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA), a new radio observatory currently in design and development at NRAO.

Update: ALMA’s Recovery from October 29 Cyberattack
Update: ALMA’s Recovery from October 29 Cyberattack
November 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm | Announcement

On October 29, 2022, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) suffered a cyberattack. We are working hard to resume observations before the end of the year.

Baseline #13 – Sagittarius A*: Monster in the Milky Way
Baseline #13 – Sagittarius A*: Monster in the Milky Way
October 31, 2022 at 7:00 am | News Feature

In the center of the Milky Way there is a black hole more massive than 4 million Suns. It’s known as Sagittarius A*, or Sgr A*, and it’s hidden behind the dust of our galactic center. So how can astronomers see it?

VLA Finds Cosmic Rays Driving Galaxy’s Winds
VLA Finds Cosmic Rays Driving Galaxy’s Winds
October 25, 2022 at 3:30 am | News Release

VLA observations revealed that cosmic rays can play an important role in driving winds that rob galaxies of the gas needed to form new stars. This mechanism may be an important factor in galactic evolution, particularly at earlier times in the history of the universe.

NRAO’s Marian Pospieszalski Receives EuMA Pioneer Award
NRAO’s Marian Pospieszalski Receives EuMA Pioneer Award
September 28, 2022 at 5:00 am | Announcement

The European Microwave Association (EuMA) has announced Marian Pospieszalski— a senior research engineer at the National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)— as the recipient of its 2022 Pioneer Award. The EuMA Pioneer Award recognizes individuals responsible for noteworthy advances in the field of microwaves that have had a lasting and significant impact on the microwave community.

NRAO Expands Radio Dynamic Zone Testing with Support from NSF
NRAO Expands Radio Dynamic Zone Testing with Support from NSF
September 21, 2022 at 5:00 am | Announcement

Following a generous grant from the National Science Foundation’s Spectrum Innovation Initiative (SII), NSF’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) will expand efforts to establish and support the co-existence of research and commercial entities across the radio spectrum. 

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