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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
To help celebrate the VLA’s 40th anniversary, the National Radio Astronomy is conducting an image contest, and offering cash prizes for visually compelling works that incorporate radio observational data from the VLA.
Thankful Cromartie, a NRAO Grote Reber doctoral fellow at the University of Virginia’s Department of Astronomy, has received an Einstein Fellowship under the prestigious NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP).