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Green Bank Telescope
GBT Construction Milestone
August 28, 2000 at 9:04 pm | Announcement

The last of 2,004 aluminum surface panels was recently installed on the GBT’s two-acre (100 m x 110 m) collecting dish. The telescope is located at NRAO’s Green Bank site, in rural Pocahontas County, West Virginia.

The Green Bank Telescope.
Radio Astronomy Celebrations
August 8, 2000 at 9:49 pm | Announcement

In Socorro, New Mexico, the observatory will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its famed Very Large Array (VLA), and in Green Bank, West Virginia, officials will formally dedicate the new Green Bank Telescope (GBT), the world’s largest fully-steerable dish antenna.

The VLA 11
20th Anniversary of the VLA
July 25, 2000 at 9:06 pm | News Release

On August 23, scientists will mark the 20th anniversary of the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array, the most powerful, flexible and widely-used radio telescope in the world.

Pulsar B1757 and supernova remnant G5.4-1.2
Pulsars Are Lying About Their Ages
July 12, 2000 at 9:35 pm | News Release

Pulsars, those spinning, superdense neutron stars that send powerful lighthouse beams of radio waves and light flashing through the Universe, have been lying about their ages.

Glycolaldehyde Molecule.
Scientists Discover Sugar in Space
June 15, 2000 at 9:30 pm | News Release

The prospects for life in the Universe just got sweeter, with the first discovery of a simple sugar molecule in space.

The VLA 11
Astronomers Win Protection for Key Part of Radio Spectrum
June 15, 2000 at 9:24 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the millimeter-wave region of the radio spectrum have won crucial protection for their science.

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