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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.

Radio Jupiter: Seeing the Giant Planet in a New Light
Radio Jupiter: Seeing the Giant Planet in a New Light
December 13, 2019 at 8:46 pm | News Feature

By looking at Jupiter in radio light, ALMA and the VLA reveal a world hidden by its layers of clouds.

Antenna Design for the Next Generation Very Large Array
Antenna Design for the Next Generation Very Large Array
December 12, 2019 at 9:00 am | Announcement

The NRAO has awarded three contracts for the conceptual design of the 18m antenna for the next-generation Very Large Array (ngVLA).

ALMA Spots Most Distant Dusty Galaxy Hidden in Plain Sight
ALMA Spots Most Distant Dusty Galaxy Hidden in Plain Sight
December 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers using ALMA have spotted the light of a massive galaxy seen only 970 million years after the Big Bang!

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