ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, was officially inaugurated today in a ceremony that brought together representatives from the international astronomical community.
After an odyssey of design and construction stretching across more than a decade, North America has delivered the last of the 25, 12-meter-diameter dish antennas that comprise its share of antennas for the international ALMA telescope.
Jeffrey Mangum, a scientist at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory headquarters in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been appointed Editor of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, a peer-reviewed scientific journal.
Astronomers and officials from around the globe gathered on the high desert of New Mexico Saturday to officially bestow a new name on the world’s most famous radio telescope and to mark its transformation into a new and vastly more powerful tool for science.
Anthony J Beasley has been appointed as the next Director of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, according to Ethan J Schreier, President of Associated Universities, Inc.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory and Associated Universities, Inc, joined the National Copper Corporation of Chile and the Center for Educational Innovation of the University of Antofagasta in a project to build a center for training teachers from throughout Chile in astronomy and science.
The most famous radio telescope in the world is about to get a new name. The Very Large Array, known around the world, isn’t what it used to be. The iconic radio telescope, known around the world through movies, documentaries, music videos, newspaper and magazine articles, advertisements, textbooks, and thousands of scientific papers, is nearing the completion of an amazing transformation.
A Socorro astronomer and his wife were sworn in as new U.S. Citizens in a ceremony at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory’s Very Large Array radio telescope Wednesday. Dr. Emmanuel Momjian and his wife, Mari Jananian, took the oath of allegiance at a special event conducted by Peter Rechkemmer of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, with the oath administered by Patti JMK Reynolds, Albuquerque Field Office Director of the USCIS.
Dr Dale Frail, an astronomer at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Socorro, New Mexico, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, according to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array has passed a key milestone crucial to producing the high-quality images that will be the trademark of this revolutionary new tool for astronomy.