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National Academy of Science Continues Support of ALMA Project
May 19, 2000 at 9:11 pm | Announcement

A distinguished panel of scientists today announced their support for the continued funding of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array Project at a press conference given by the National Academy of Sciences.

Artist's conception of ALMA
ALMA Prototype Antenna Contracts Awarded
March 14, 2000 at 10:00 pm | Announcement

The US and European partners in the Atacama Large Millimeter Array project have awarded contracts to US and Italian firms, respectively, for two prototype antennas.

The 12-meter telescope
Closure of the 12-meter Telescope
February 22, 2000 at 9:57 pm | Announcement

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory will close down its millimeter-wavelength telescope on Kitt Peak, Arizona, in July 2000, Director Paul Vanden Bout announced today.

Artist's conception of ALMA
Science with ALMA Meeting
September 29, 1999 at 2:48 pm | Announcement

Two hundred astronomers from around the world will meet in Washington, DC on October 7 and 8 to discuss exciting new science to be done with the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA).

Miller Goss
Radio Telescopes Joined by Longest Fiber-optic Link on Record
December 15, 1998 at 3:15 pm | Announcement

Scientists and engineers at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have made a giant leap toward the future of radio astronomy by successfully utilizing the Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope in conjunction with an antenna of the continent-wide Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) using the longest fiber-optic data link ever demonstrated in radio astronomy.

Graphic depicting the path of Sco X1
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.

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.

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