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Dr. Arthur M. Wolfe
Distinguished Astronomer Awarded Jansky Lectureship
May 7, 2008 at 3:16 pm | Announcement

Associated Universities, Inc, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory have awarded the 2008 Karl G Jansky Lectureship to Dr Arthur M Wolfe of the University of California, San Diego.

Very Large Array Retooling for 21st-Century Science
Very Large Array Retooling for 21st-Century Science
February 18, 2008 at 3:07 pm | Announcement

An international project to make the world’s most productive ground-based telescope 10 times more capable has reached its halfway mark and is on schedule to provide astronomers with an extremely powerful new tool for exploring the Universe.

Artist's conception of ALMA
World-Wide Effort Bringing ALMA Telescope Into Reality
February 15, 2008 at 2:57 pm | Announcement

In the thin, dry air of northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, at an altitude of 16,500 feet, an amazing new telescope system is taking shape, on schedule to provide the world’s astronomers with unprecedented views of the origins of stars, galaxies, and planets.

Cosmic Radio Series Brings Celestial Science Down to Earth
Cosmic Radio Series Brings Celestial Science Down to Earth
January 8, 2008 at 9:23 pm | Announcement

A new series of short radio programs designed to bring the space-age science of radio astronomy down to Earth is being launched by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and Allegheny Mountain Radio.

VLBA station
International Agreement Will Advance Radio Astronomy
December 7, 2007 at 8:41 pm | Announcement

Two of the world’s leading astronomical institutions have formalized an agreement to cooperate on joint efforts for the technical and scientific advancement of radio astronomy.

First ALMA Transporter Ready for Challenging Duty
First ALMA Transporter Ready for Challenging Duty
July 30, 2007 at 7:10 pm | Announcement

The first of two ALMA transporters — unique vehicles designed to move high-tech radio-telescope antennas in the harsh, high-altitude environment of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array — has been completed and passed its initial operational tests.

History Of Radio Astronomy Book
History Of Radio Astronomy Book
July 23, 2007 at 7:04 pm | Announcement

A new book published by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory tells the story of the founding and early years of the Observatory at Green Bank, West Virginia. But it was Fun: the first forty years of radio astronomy at Green Bank, is not a formal history, but rather a scrapbook of early memos, recollections, anecdotes and reports.

Professor Karl M. Menten
German Astronomer Karl Menten Is 2007 Jansky Awardee
June 29, 2007 at 6:53 pm | Announcement

Associated Universities, Inc, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory have awarded the 2007 Karl G Jansky Lectureship to Professor Karl M Menten of the Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomy in Bonn, Germany.

Dedication of NRAO
NRAO 50th-Anniversary Science Meeting
June 25, 2007 at 6:50 pm | Announcement

Radio telescopes now in operation or under construction will be indispensible to scientists wrestling with the big, unanswered questions of 21st-Century astrophysics. That was the conclusion of a wide-ranging scientific meeting held in Charlottesville, Virginia, June 18-21, to mark the 50th anniversary of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO).

NRAO Teams With NASA Gamma-Ray Satellite
NRAO Teams With NASA Gamma-Ray Satellite
June 5, 2007 at 6:42 pm | Announcement

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is teaming with NASA’s upcoming Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope to allow astronomers to use both the orbiting facility and ground-based radio telescopes to maximize their scientific payoff.

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