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Featured Video: Rotating Galaxy Disks in the Early Universe
February 10, 2021 at 9:00 am | News Feature

Episode 6 of The Baseline Series explores how galaxies form ordered rotating disks in the early Universe.

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.

Quasar Discovery Sets New Distance Record
Quasar Discovery Sets New Distance Record
January 12, 2021 at 12:15 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), along with other telescopes, have discovered the most distant quasar yet found. The bright quasar, powered by a supermassive black hole at the core of a galaxy, is seen as it was only 670 million years after the Big Bang, and is providing valuable clues about how such huge black holes and their host galaxies formed in the early Universe.

Galaxies in the Infant Universe Were Surprisingly Mature
Galaxies in the Infant Universe Were Surprisingly Mature
October 27, 2020 at 9:00 am | News Release

ALMA telescope conducts largest survey yet of distant galaxies in the early universe

ALMA Shows Volcanic Impact on Io’s Atmosphere
ALMA Shows Volcanic Impact on Io’s Atmosphere
October 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm | News Release

New radio images from ALMA show for the first time the direct effect of volcanic activity on the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Io.

ALMA Discovers Misaligned Rings in Planet-Forming Disk Around Triple Stars
ALMA Discovers Misaligned Rings in Planet-Forming Disk Around Triple Stars
September 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm | News Release

Using ALMA, two teams of astronomers have for the first time discovered a planet-forming disk with misaligned rings around a triple star system, called GW Orionis.

ALMA Captures Stirred-Up Planet Factory
ALMA Captures Stirred-Up Planet Factory
August 3, 2020 at 11:00 am | News Release

Planet-forming environments can be much more complex and chaotic than previously expected. This is evidenced by a new image of the star RU Lup, made with ALMA.

ALMA Finds Possible Sign of Neutron Star in Supernova 1987A
ALMA Finds Possible Sign of Neutron Star in Supernova 1987A
July 30, 2020 at 10:00 am | News Release

Based on ALMA observations and a theoretical follow-up study, scientists suggest that a neutron star might be hiding deep inside the remains of Supernova 1987A.

Image Release: Stellar Fireworks Celebrate Birth of Giant Cluster
Image Release: Stellar Fireworks Celebrate Birth of Giant Cluster
July 2, 2020 at 11:00 am | News Release

Astronomers created a stunning mosaic of ALMA and Hubble images, showing celestial fireworks in star cluster G286.21+0.17.

Supergiant Atmosphere of Antares Revealed by Radio Telescopes
Supergiant Atmosphere of Antares Revealed by Radio Telescopes
June 16, 2020 at 8:00 am | News Release

An international team of astronomers has created the most detailed map yet of the atmosphere of the red supergiant star Antares.

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