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The Giant In Our Backyard
The Giant In Our Backyard
April 16, 2019 at 9:55 am | News Feature

For decades astronomers have dreamed of seeing a black hole. That dream may soon become a reality.

EHT image of event horizon in the central supermassive black hole of M87
Radio Astronomy and Black Holes
April 10, 2019 at 9:07 am | News Room

Using the EHT, with ALMA as its most sensitive component, astronomers have captured the first direct visual evidence of a black hole: an image of the supermassive black hole at the center of Messier 87 (M87), a giant elliptical galaxy 55 million light-years from Earth.

VLA Makes First Direct Image of Key Feature of Powerful Radio Galaxies
VLA Makes First Direct Image of Key Feature of Powerful Radio Galaxies
April 2, 2019 at 1:19 pm | News Release

A dusty, doughnut-shaped feature long thought to be an essential part of the “engines” at the cores of active galaxies, is seen for the first time in one of the most powerful galaxies in the Universe.

Pulsar escaping SNR
Astronomers Find “Cannonball Pulsar” Speeding Through Space
March 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | News Release

VLA image shows the trail of a speeding pulsar pointing directly back at the center of the debris shell from the supernova explosion that created it.

Image Release: ALMA Shows Birth of Spiraling Giants
Image Release: ALMA Shows Birth of Spiraling Giants
March 18, 2019 at 3:04 pm | News Feature

Using ALMA, astronomers have observed the formation and mutually entwined motions of a massive binary star system.

Artist Impression of salt in protoplanetary disk
Liberal Sprinkling of Salt Discovered around a Young Star
February 7, 2019 at 10:00 am | News Release

ALMA discovered ordinary table salt in a not-so-ordinary location: 1,500 light-years from Earth in the disk surrounding a massive young star.

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