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NRAO Media Tip Sheet: February 2014
NRAO Media Tip Sheet: February 2014
February 26, 2014 at 2:00 am | Tip Sheet

Merging galaxy clusters, big boost for big data, and exciting sessions at the 2014 AAAS meeting

Image Release: Starbursting in the Galaxy M82
February 3, 2014 at 4:32 pm | News Release

Messier 82, the galaxy in which the nearest supernova in decades recently exploded, also is the closest galaxy that is undergoing a rapid burst of star formation, known as a starburst.

Graphic depicting binary star system formation
New Studies Give Boost to Binary Star Formation Theory
December 31, 2013 at 3:42 pm | News Release

Using the new capabilities of the upgraded VLA, scientists have discovered previously unseen binary companions to a pair of very young protostars.

VLA receiver
New System Makes the VLA Two Telescopes in One
December 10, 2013 at 3:00 pm | News Release

The VLA will get a new system allowing it to continuously monitor the sky to study the ionosphere and detect short bursts of radio emission from astronomical objects.

NRAO Media Tip Sheet: November 2013
NRAO Media Tip Sheet: November 2013
November 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm | Tip Sheet

VLBI between West Virginia and Shanghai and the world’s first radio sundial.

UGC 10288 and background galaxy
Surprising Image Provides New Tool for Studying a Galaxy
November 13, 2013 at 5:50 pm | News Release

Astronomers studying gas halos around nearby galaxies were surprised Very Large Array showed that one of their subjects is not a single galaxy, but two, superimposed on the sky to masquerade as one.

Artist's impression of Smith Cloud and Milky Way
Magnetic Force Field Shields Giant Gas Cloud
October 30, 2013 at 8:05 pm | News Release

Doom may be averted for the Smith Cloud, a gigantic streamer of hydrogen gas that is on a collision course with the Milky Way Galaxy.

Poster for Beyond The Visible
Jodie Foster Narrates Our New VLA Visitor Film
October 4, 2013 at 4:51 pm | Announcement

Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster narrates our new VLA Visitor Film.

Powerful Jets Blowing Material Out of Galaxy
September 5, 2013 at 9:04 pm | News Release

Astronomers using a worldwide network of radio telescopes have found strong evidence that a powerful jet of material propelled to nearly light speed by a galaxy’s central black hole is blowing massive amounts of gas out of the galaxy.

Illustration of a pulsar inside the magnetic field around a black hole.
Newly Found Pulsar Helps Astronomers Explore Milky Way’s Mysterious Core
August 14, 2013 at 4:00 am | News Release

Astronomers have made an important measurement of the magnetic field emanating from a swirling disk of material surrounding the black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy.

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