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Giant Radio Jet Coming From Wrong Kind of Galaxy
January 8, 2003 at 4:51 pm | News Release

Giant jets of subatomic particles moving at nearly the speed of light have been found coming from thousands of galaxies across the Universe, but always from elliptical galaxies or galaxies in the process of merging — until now.

VLA Image of Jupiter
Speed of Gravity Measured for First Time
January 7, 2003 at 4:41 pm | News Release

Taking advantage of a rare cosmic alignment, scientists have made the first measurement of the speed at which the force of gravity propagates, giving a numerical value to one of the last unmeasured fundamental constants of physics.

Artist's Rendering of the Milky Way with insert showing image of neutral atomic Hydrogen
Clouds Dominate the Galactic Halo
January 7, 2003 at 4:34 pm | News Release

Using the exquisite sensitivity of the National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Telescope, astronomer Jay Lockman of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, has produced the best cross-section ever of the Milky Way Galaxy’s diffuse halo of hydrogen gas.

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Grote Reber, Radio Astronomy Pioneer, Dies
December 23, 2002 at 4:31 pm | Announcement

Grote Reber, one of the earliest pioneers of radio astronomy, died in Tasmania on December 20, just two days shy of his 91st birthday.

Artist's Rendering of the Milky Way with insert showing image of clouds of Hydrogen gas
Clouds Floating High Above Milky Way
October 18, 2002 at 3:29 pm | News Release

GREEN BANK, WV — New studies with the National Science Foundation’s Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT) have revealed a previously unknown population of discrete hydrogen clouds in the gaseous halo that surrounds the Milky Way Galaxy.

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Scientists Detect ‘Smoking Gun’ of Colliding Black Holes
August 1, 2002 at 3:20 pm | News Release

Images from the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array radio telescope have uncovered compelling evidence that supermassive black holes at the hearts of large galaxies collide when their host galaxies merge.

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