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The Giant In Our Backyard
The Giant In Our Backyard
April 16, 2019 at 9:55 am | News Feature

For decades astronomers have dreamed of seeing a black hole. That dream may soon become a reality.

VLA Makes First Direct Image of Key Feature of Powerful Radio Galaxies
VLA Makes First Direct Image of Key Feature of Powerful Radio Galaxies
April 2, 2019 at 1:19 pm | News Release

A dusty, doughnut-shaped feature long thought to be an essential part of the “engines” at the cores of active galaxies, is seen for the first time in one of the most powerful galaxies in the Universe.

Pulsar escaping SNR
Astronomers Find “Cannonball Pulsar” Speeding Through Space
March 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | News Release

VLA image shows the trail of a speeding pulsar pointing directly back at the center of the debris shell from the supernova explosion that created it.

Artist's conception of a gamma ray burst
Astronomers Study Mysterious New Type of Cosmic Blast
January 10, 2019 at 5:15 pm | News Release

Astronomers have studied a perplexing cosmic blast with a worldwide collection of telescopes, including ALMA and the VLA, but still are not sure exactly what it is.

Artist's conception of a gamma ray burst
VLA Sky Survey Reveals First “Orphan” Gamma Ray Burst
October 4, 2018 at 10:00 am | News Release

Comparing data from new, ongoing sky survey to data from previous observations reveals probable gamma ray burst that directed no gamma rays toward Earth.

Artist's conception of neutron star
VLA Discovers Powerful Jet Coming from “Wrong” Kind of Star
September 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm | News Release

The VLA’s discovery of a jet of material launched from a highly-magnetic neutron star has forced rethinking a longstanding theory.

Brown Dwarf Artist's Conception
VLA Detects Possible Extrasolar Planetary-Mass Magnetic Powerhouse
August 2, 2018 at 6:33 pm | News Release

Astronomers have used the VLA to detect a possible planetary-mass object with a surprisingly powerful magnetic field some 20 light-years from Earth. It can help scientists better understand magnetic processes on stars and planets.

Blazar diagram
VLA Gives Tantalizing Clues About Source of Energetic Cosmic Neutrino
July 12, 2018 at 11:00 am | News Release

The track of an elusive, energetic neutrino points to a distant galaxy as its source and VLA observations suggest high-energy particles may be generated in superfast jets of material near the galaxy’s core.

Cocoon model of neutron-star merger aftermath
Radio Observations Point to Likely Explanation for Neutron-Star Merger Phenomena
December 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm | News Release

VLA observations have pointed to the most likely explanation for the phenomena that followed the violent collision of a pair of neutron stars in a galaxy 130 million light-years from Earth.

Galaxy cluster collision
IMAGE RELEASE: Shocking Results of Galaxy-Cluster Collisions
November 7, 2017 at 11:49 am | News Release

A giant collision of galaxy clusters has produced a spectacular panorama of shocks and energy produced by the violent encounters.

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