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Graphic on jet emission, water molecule disk, and central black hole
On the Origin of Galactic Jets
January 9, 1997 at 7:29 pm | News Release

An extraordinary cosmic laboratory 21 million light-years away is providing radio astronomers their best opportunity yet to decipher the mysteries of the ultra-powerful engines at the hearts of many galaxies and quasars.

The Very Large Array
Upgrading the VLA
June 10, 1996 at 6:26 pm | Announcement

A VLA upgrade proposes an essentially new instrument, created from two existing instruments, with power and capability far exceeding that of either one alone.

Molecules in Comet Hyakutake Found
May 6, 1996 at 6:25 pm | News Release

Observations of Comet Hyakutake with the National Science Foundation’s millimeter-wave radio telescope in Arizona have revealed new information about our Solar System’s original material, including the first detection of the Carbonyl Sulfide  molecule in a comet.

12-meter telescope
Extrasolar Planet Hunt with Millimeter-wave Telescopes
January 17, 1996 at 7:22 pm | News Release

Do nearby stars have planetary systems like our own? How do such systems evolve? How common are such systems? Proposed radio observatories operating at millimeter wavelengths could start answering these questions within the next 6-10 years, according to scientists at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

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New Galaxies from Old?
January 16, 1996 at 7:12 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Very Large Array radio telescope have found some of the best evidence to date that small, new galaxies can form from material pulled out of older galaxies.

Five images of Supernova 1993J
Astronomers Make a Supernova Movie
November 30, 1995 at 7:11 pm | News Release

Astronomers using an international network of radio telescopes have produced a movie showing details of the expansion of debris from an exploding star.

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