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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.

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.

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.

Something is Lurking in the Heart of Quasar 3C 279
Something is Lurking in the Heart of Quasar 3C 279
April 7, 2020 at 9:09 am | News Release

The Event Horizon Telescope has observed the finest detail ever seen in a jet produced by a supermassive black hole.

How Newborn Stars Prepare for the Birth of Planets
How Newborn Stars Prepare for the Birth of Planets
February 20, 2020 at 10:00 am | News Release

An international team of astronomers used ALMA and the VLA to create more than three hundred images of planet-forming disks around very young stars in the Orion Clouds. These images reveal new details about the birthplaces of planets and the earliest stages of star formation.

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.

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!

Gas ‘Waterfalls’ Reveal Infant Planets around Young Star
Gas ‘Waterfalls’ Reveal Infant Planets around Young Star
October 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm | News Release

For the first time, astronomers using ALMA have witnessed 3D motions of gas in a planet-forming disk. At three locations in the disk around a young star called HD 163296, gas is flowing like a waterfall into gaps that are most likely caused by planets in formation.

Going Against the Flow Around a Supermassive Black Hole
Going Against the Flow Around a Supermassive Black Hole
October 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm | News Release

At the center of a galaxy called NGC 1068, a supermassive black hole hides within a thick doughnut-shaped cloud of dust and gas. When astronomers used ALMA to study this cloud in more detail, they made an unexpected discovery that could explain why supermassive black holes grew so rapidly in the early Universe.

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