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Microquasar Discoveries Win Prize for Astronomers
January 15, 1997 at 7:31 pm | Announcement

The discovery of microquasars within our own Milky Way Galaxy has won two astronomers a prize from the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society.

VLBA station
Mystery of Water Masers in NGC 1052
January 12, 1997 at 7:32 pm | News Release

New observations with the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array radio telescope have deepened the mystery surrounding water molecules in a galaxy 65 million light- years away.

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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