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140-foot telescope
NRAO’s Iconic 140-Foot Radio Telescope Celebrates 50 Years of Discovery
October 13, 2015 at 2:30 pm | News Release

NRAO’s 140-foot telescope celebrates 50 years of discovery.

Composite image of an edge-on spiral galaxy, NGC 5775
VLA Reveals Spectacular “Halos” of Spiral Galaxies
October 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm | News Release

A study of spiral galaxies seen edge-on has revealed that “halos” of cosmic rays and magnetic fields above and below the galaxies’ disks are much more common than previously thought.

Green Bank Telescope
NSF Grant to NRAO and WVU
October 12, 2015 at 1:15 pm | News Release

NSF grant to NRAO and WVU expands Pulsar Search Collaboratory.

J0702+5002 and J1043+3131
Pairs of Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxies May Be Rarer Than Previously Thought
September 21, 2015 at 4:24 pm | News Release

There may be fewer pairs of supermassive black holes orbiting each other at the cores of giant galaxies than previously thought.

Dwarf irregular galaxy WLM
Astronomers Discover How Lowly Dwarf Galaxy Gets Concentrated Star Power
September 9, 2015 at 5:00 pm | News Release

Dwarf galaxy WLM reveals its star-forming secrets.

Artist's conception of a pulsar and white dwarf
Gravitational Constant Appears Universally Constant, Pulsar Study Suggests
August 6, 2015 at 6:08 pm | News Release

GBT helps study gravity in distant star system. 

Artist's impression of material flowing from a companion star onto a neutron star
Neutron Stars Strike Back at Black Holes in Jet Contest
August 4, 2015 at 6:00 am | News Release

Some neutron stars may rival black holes in their ability to accelerate powerful jets of material to nearly the speed of light.

Artist conception of an aurora over the polar region of a brown dwarf.
Astronomers Discover Powerful Aurora Beyond Solar System
July 29, 2015 at 5:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers have discovered the first aurora ever seen in an object beyond our Solar System. The aurora, similar to the famous “Northern Lights” on Earth, is 10,000 times more powerful than any previously seen.

Brown Dwarf star with jets
Brown Dwarfs, Stars Share Formation Process, New Study Indicates
July 23, 2015 at 3:51 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Very Large Array have discovered jets of material ejected by still-forming young brown dwarfs.

Labeled image showing distant galaxy BDF 3299 and a vast cloud of material, detected by ALMA, that is in the process of assembling the very young galaxy.
ALMA Detects Star-Forming Clouds in Normal Galaxy in Early Universe
July 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers using ALMA detected the most distance star-forming clouds in normal galaxies in the early Universe. 

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