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IMAGE RELEASE: Moon’s Tycho Crater Revealed in Intricate Detail
IMAGE RELEASE: Moon’s Tycho Crater Revealed in Intricate Detail
September 21, 2021 at 8:00 am | Announcement

The National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Observatory and National Radio Astronomy Observatory, and Raytheon Intelligence & Space have released new high-resolution images of the Moon, the highest-ever taken from the ground, using new radar technology on the Green Bank Telescope (GBT).

NRAO Congratulates Winners of Breakthrough Prize Awards
NRAO Congratulates Winners of Breakthrough Prize Awards
September 13, 2021 at 12:10 pm | Announcement

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory congratulates four astronomers who earned Breakthrough Prize Foundation awards for their outstanding research on a collision between two neutron stars. Their work made extensive use of the VLA and VLBA.

Nine Children of NRAO Staff Among Recipients of 2021 AUI Scholarship
Nine Children of NRAO Staff Among Recipients of 2021 AUI Scholarship
July 1, 2021 at 10:00 am | Announcement

Fourteen outstanding high school seniors were selected for the AUI 2021 Scholarship—including 9 children of NRAO staff. Each scholarship awardee will receive a $3,500 scholarship, renewable for up to four years.

AUI and NRAO Announce NAC Bridge Scholarship Award
AUI and NRAO Announce NAC Bridge Scholarship Award
June 30, 2021 at 10:00 am | Announcement

AUI and NRAO have announced the establishment of the National Astronomy Consortium (NAC) Bridge Scholarship Award program to assist and recognize NAC alums on their achievements as they enter graduate school.

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NRAO honors pride month: We are {ALL} made of star stuff
June 26, 2021 at 12:00 pm | Announcement
Qorvo Provides Key Enabling Technology for Identifying, Mapping and Tracking Threats from Near-Earth Objects  
Qorvo Provides Key Enabling Technology for Identifying, Mapping and Tracking Threats from Near-Earth Objects  
June 8, 2021 at 5:00 am | Announcement

NRAO, Green Bank Telescope, and Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) are working in collaboration to improve planetary radar capabilities. With the addition of Qorvo’s Spatium power amplifier technology, the project now has the power to identify and characterize even small NEOs earlier with more precision.

National Radio Astronomy Observatory Featured in the 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase
National Radio Astronomy Observatory Featured in the 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase
May 11, 2021 at 10:00 am | Announcement

Three projects from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) are featured in the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase running from May 11 to May 18, 2021, showcasing the Observatory’s commitment to equity, social justice, and creative solutions to engagement during COVID-19.

ALMA Takes First Step Toward Return to Service
ALMA Takes First Step Toward Return to Service
January 14, 2021 at 10:49 pm | Announcement

The process of returning ALMA to operational status has begun by powering up the first few antennas for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown in March of 2021.

NRAO and GBO Saddened at Loss of Arecibo Telescope
NRAO and GBO Saddened at Loss of Arecibo Telescope
November 19, 2020 at 2:31 pm | Announcement

NRAO and GBO are saddened at the announcement of the decommissioning of the Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico, which has a long and distinguished history of scientific accomplishment.

AAS Names NRAO Astronomer as Fred Kavli Plenary Lecturer
AAS Names NRAO Astronomer as Fred Kavli Plenary Lecturer
July 28, 2020 at 1:40 pm | Announcement

NRAO astronomer Paul B. Demorest has been selected to give the Fred Kavli Plenary Lecture at the 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society, to be held virtually, on 11 January 2021.

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