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GBT-VLA Image of Orion Nebula.
GBT, VLA Team Up to Produce New Image of Orion Nebula
January 10, 2002 at 2:48 pm | News Release

Combining the best features of the National Science Foundation’s new Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia with those of the NSF’s Very Large Array in New Mexico, astronomers have produced a vastly improved radio image of the Orion Nebula and developed a valuable new technique for studying star formation and other astrophysical processes.

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Stars Need a ‘Kick’ to Get Started
January 7, 2002 at 8:37 pm | News Release

Star formation is a longer process than previously thought, and is heavily dependent on outside events, such as supernova explosions, to trigger it, a team of astronomers has concluded. The scientists reached their conclusions after making a detailed study of a number of the dark gas clouds in which new stars are formed.

The Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope.
Newly Commissioned GBT Bags New Pulsars
January 4, 2002 at 2:50 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s newly commissioned Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT) have discovered a windfall of three previously undetected millisecond pulsars in a dense cluster of stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.

140-Foot Radio Telescope.
Helium-3 Traces Matter in the Milky Way
January 2, 2002 at 7:03 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s 140 Foot Radio Telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia, were able to infer the amount of matter created by the Big Bang.

The VLA
National Science Board Approves VLA Expansion
November 20, 2001 at 12:23 am | Announcement

The National Science Board, the governing body for the National Science Foundation (NSF), has approved an expansion project for the Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope in New Mexico.

Planetary Nebula K3-35
Star Caught in the Act of Planetary Nebula Formation
November 15, 2001 at 12:20 am | News Release

A team of astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array radio telescope has caught an old star during the very brief period of its transformation into a planetary nebula, a shining bubble of glowing gas with a hot remnant star at its center.

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