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Gamma-ray Fireball Measured by Radio Telescopes
September 17, 1997 at 6:45 pm | News Release

A team of astronomers using a pair of National Science Foundation radio telescopes has made the first measurements of the size and expansion of a mysterious, intense fireball resulting from a cosmic gamma ray burst last May.

Active galaxy PKS 1519-273
First Images with Space Radio Telescope
July 2, 1997 at 6:44 pm | News Release

Marking an important new milestone in radio astronomy history, scientists at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Socorro, New Mexico, have made the first images using a radio telescope antenna in space.

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Bizarre Behavior of Gamma-ray Burster
June 10, 1997 at 6:42 pm | News Release

Radio astronomers revealed that the first gamma-ray burster ever detected at radio wavelengths has surprised them by its erratic behavior.

Seyfert galaxy NGC 4151
VLBA Sees Curved Radio Jet in Nearby Galaxy
June 3, 1997 at 6:41 pm | News Release

New observations with the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array indicate that the inner workings of active galaxies may be considerably more complex than astronomers have previously thought.

VLBA image of the star TX Cam
VLA Sees Magnetic Field on Distant Star
May 28, 1997 at 6:40 pm | News Release

Astronomers at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory have used the continent-wide Very Long Baseline Array to map for the first time the magnetic field on the surface of a star other than the Sun.

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Very Large Array Detects Radio Emission from Gamma-ray Burst
May 15, 1997 at 6:38 pm | News Release

Astronomers have used the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array radio telescope to make the first detection of radio emission from a cosmic gamma-ray burst.

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