A team of observers used a gamma-ray burst as a powerful tool to unveil the nature of the galaxy in which it occurred, more than 7 billion light-years away.
Astronomers using a world-wide collection of radio telescopes, including the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, have made a dramatic movie of a voracious, superdense neutron star repeatedly spitting out subatomic particles at nearly the speed of light.
A young star more than 2,000 light-years away in the constellation Cepheus may be belching out spheres of gas, ejecting them repeatedly — phenomena not predicted by current theories of how young stars shed matter.
The world’s two largest radio telescopes have combined to make detailed radar images of the cloud-shrouded surface of Venus and of a tiny asteroid that passed near the Earth.
A group of summer students making a long-shot astronomical gamble with the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array have found the first radio emission ever detected from a brown dwarf.
A decision has been reached by the arbitrator in the dispute between COMSAT Corporation, now part of Lockheed-Martin Global Telecommunications, and Associated Universities, Inc regarding additional costs on the contract to design and construct the Green Bank Telescope.