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VLA image of GRB 980703
Gamma-ray Burst Reveals Secrets of Host Galaxy
June 5, 2001 at 10:44 pm | News Release

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.

Scorpius X-1, showing a flare of the object's core.
Dramatic Movie of a Cosmic Jet
May 24, 2001 at 10:38 pm | News Release

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.

Infrared image of part of the Cepheus A star-forming region
Young Star Burping Spheres of Gas
May 16, 2001 at 10:34 pm | News Release

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.

Arecibo-GBT radar image of Venus
GBT’s First Scientific Observations
May 10, 2001 at 10:29 pm | News Release

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.

The VLA 11
First Radio Emission Seen from a Brown Dwarf
March 14, 2001 at 11:24 pm | News Release

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.

The Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope.
Decision Announced in GBT Arbritration Case
February 12, 2001 at 11:20 pm | News Release

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.

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