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Trans-galactic Streamers Feeding Most Luminous Galaxy in the Universe
Trans-galactic Streamers Feeding Most Luminous Galaxy in the Universe
November 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm | News Release

New ALMA data reveal distinct streamers of material being pulled from three smaller galaxies into the larger galaxy W2246-0526, the most luminous known galaxy in the universe.

Galaxy-Scale Fountain Seen in Full Glory
Galaxy-Scale Fountain Seen in Full Glory
November 6, 2018 at 10:00 am | News Release

A billion light-years from Earth lies one of the universe’s most massive structures, a giant surrounded by a sprawling…

VLBA Returning to NRAO, Getting Technical Upgrade
VLBA Returning to NRAO, Getting Technical Upgrade
October 24, 2018 at 10:00 am | News Release

After two years as an independent facility, the VLBA once again is part of the NRAO, and will get a significant technical upgrade.

Image Release: ALMA Maps Europa’s Temperature
Image Release: ALMA Maps Europa’s Temperature
October 23, 2018 at 10:00 am | News Release

New ALMA images show never-before-seen surface details on Europa, including an enigmatic “cold spot.”

When Is a Nova Not a ‘Nova’? When a White Dwarf and a Brown Dwarf Collide
When Is a Nova Not a ‘Nova’? When a White Dwarf and a Brown Dwarf Collide
October 8, 2018 at 12:00 am | News Release

Using ALMA, an international team of astronomers found evidence that a white dwarf and a brown dwarf collided in a short-lived blaze of glory.

VLA Sky Survey Reveals First “Orphan” Gamma Ray Burst
VLA Sky Survey Reveals First “Orphan” Gamma Ray Burst
October 4, 2018 at 10:00 am | News Release

Comparing data from new, ongoing sky survey to data from previous observations reveals probable gamma ray burst that directed no gamma rays toward Earth.

Jansky Lecture Promo Blandford
Stanford Astronomer Honored as Jansky Lecturer by AUI, NRAO
October 1, 2018 at 12:00 pm | News Release

Professor Roger Blandford of Stanford receives the 2018 Jansky Lectureship in recognition of his numerous contributions to the advancement of radio astronomy. He will deliver a series of public lectures in Charlottesville, Virginia; Socorro, New Mexico; and Green Bank, West Virginia.

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