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Scientists use Exotic Stars to Tune into Hum from Cosmic Symphony
Scientists use Exotic Stars to Tune into Hum from Cosmic Symphony
June 28, 2023 at 8:06 pm | News Release

NANOGrav’s most recent dataset offers compelling evidence for gravitational waves with oscillations of years to decades. These waves are thought to arise from orbiting pairs of the most massive black holes throughout the Universe: billions of times more massive than the Sun, with sizes larger than the distance between the Earth and the Sun.

A Surprise Chemical Find by ALMA May Help Detect and Confirm Protoplanets
A Surprise Chemical Find by ALMA May Help Detect and Confirm Protoplanets
June 27, 2023 at 5:00 am | News Release

Scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) to study the protoplanetary disk around a young star have discovered the most compelling chemical evidence to date of the formation of protoplanets. The discovery will provide astronomers with an alternate method for detecting and characterizing protoplanets when direct observations or imaging are not possible.

NRAO Honors Pride Month: Seeing the Whole Picture
NRAO Honors Pride Month: Seeing the Whole Picture
May 31, 2023 at 8:00 pm | Announcement

The NRAO has made a visible change to our logo for Pride month, because we want to send the clear message that NRAO values our current and future LGBTQIA+ colleagues, friends, and family members. We send this same message internally by taking seriously our obligation to create and maintain an environment that is safe, secure, and welcoming.

Not Your Average Space Explosion: Very Long Baseline Array Finds  Classical Novae Are Anything But Simple
Not Your Average Space Explosion: Very Long Baseline Array Finds Classical Novae Are Anything But Simple
June 6, 2023 at 12:15 pm | News Release

While studying classical novae using the National Radio Astronomy Observatory’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), a graduate researcher uncovered evidence the objects may have been erroneously typecast as simple. The new observations detected non-thermal emission from a classical nova with a dwarf companion.

NRAO and GBO Results Presented at Multiple AAS 242 Press Conferences
NRAO and GBO Results Presented at Multiple AAS 242 Press Conferences
June 4, 2023 at 9:37 am | Announcement

New scientific results from the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), the Very Large Array (VLA), and the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) will be revealed at multiple press conferences during the 242nd meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) from June 5-7, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Children of NRAO and GBO Staff Among Recipients of 2023 AUI Scholarship 
Children of NRAO and GBO Staff Among Recipients of 2023 AUI Scholarship 
May 22, 2023 at 9:14 am | Announcement

Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI), has selected the recipients of its 2023 AUI Scholarship, each of whom will be awarded a $3,500 renewable scholarship ($14,000 over four years to each scholar) to support their academic careers. This year, 19 outstanding high school seniors were selected based on their academic achievement, community involvement, and leadership skills. 

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