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Embryonic Cluster Galaxy Immersed in Giant Cloud of Cold Gas
Embryonic Cluster Galaxy Immersed in Giant Cloud of Cold Gas
December 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers studying a cluster of still-forming protogalaxies seen as they were more than 10 billion years ago have found that a giant galaxy in the center of the cluster is forming from a surprisingly-dense soup of molecular gas.

Tsunami of Stars and Gas Produces Dazzling Eye-shaped Feature in Galaxy
Tsunami of Stars and Gas Produces Dazzling Eye-shaped Feature in Galaxy
November 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm | News Release

Glancing collision produces galactic “eyelids.”

Close Galactic Encounter Leaves “Nearly Naked” Supermassive Black Hole
Close Galactic Encounter Leaves “Nearly Naked” Supermassive Black Hole
November 2, 2016 at 3:27 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the super-sharp radio vision of the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) have found the shredded remains of a galaxy that passed through a larger galaxy, leaving only the smaller galaxy’s nearly-naked supermassive black hole to emerge and speed away at more than 2,000 miles per second.

Nobel Laureate Adam Riess Free Lecture in Charlottesville
Nobel Laureate Adam Riess Free Lecture in Charlottesville
November 1, 2016 at 3:44 pm | Announcement

The Accelerating Universe with Nobel Laureate Adam Riess

Young Stellar System Caught in Act of Forming Close Multiples
Young Stellar System Caught in Act of Forming Close Multiples
October 26, 2016 at 5:00 pm | News Release

For the first time, astronomers have seen a dusty disk of material around a young star fragmenting into a multiple-star system.

New ALMA Webcam Offers Stunning Views of the Array
New ALMA Webcam Offers Stunning Views of the Array
October 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm | Announcement

A new HD camera reveals ALMA in stunning detail.

NRAO’s New Cooperative Agreement
NRAO’s New Cooperative Agreement
October 1, 2016 at 4:01 am | Announcement

As of October 1, 2016, NRAO is operating under a new cooperative agreement.

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