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Astronomers Discover New Class of Cosmic Explosions
Astronomers Discover New Class of Cosmic Explosions
May 26, 2020 at 11:00 am | News Release

Analysis of two cosmic explosions indicates to astronomers that the pair, along with a puzzling blast from 2018, constitute a new type of event, with similarities to some supernovae and gamma-ray bursts, but also with significant differences.

ALMA Discovers Massive Rotating Disk in Early Universe
ALMA Discovers Massive Rotating Disk in Early Universe
May 20, 2020 at 11:00 am | News Release

Galaxy DLA0817g, nicknamed the Wolfe Disk after the late astronomer Arthur M. Wolfe, is the most distant rotating disk galaxy ever observed.

Featured Video: Viewing Active Galaxies
Featured Video: Viewing Active Galaxies
May 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm | News Feature

What does an active black hole look like? It depends on your point of view.

ALMA Reveals Unusual Composition of Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov
ALMA Reveals Unusual Composition of Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov
April 20, 2020 at 11:00 am | News Release

ALMA is the first telescope to measure the gases originating directly from the nucleus of an object that travelled to us from another planetary system.

NRAO’s Central Development Laboratory: Making the Invisible Visible
NRAO’s Central Development Laboratory: Making the Invisible Visible
April 11, 2020 at 6:00 pm | News Feature

The Central Development Laboratory is often hidden behind the headlines of scientific discovery, but it’s research and development creates the tools radio astronomers use every day.

Astronomers Measure Wind Speed on a Brown Dwarf
Astronomers Measure Wind Speed on a Brown Dwarf
April 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm | News Release

Using VLA and Spitzer observations, astronomers are able to determine wind speeds on a brown dwarf for the first time. They believe the technique also could be used for exoplanets.

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