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NRAO Media Tip Sheet September 2015
NRAO Media Tip Sheet September 2015
September 23, 2013 at 2:00 am | Tip Sheet

NRAO Media Tip Sheet September 2015: Science, engineering, and technology milestones.

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Powerful Jets Blowing Material Out of Galaxy
September 5, 2013 at 9:04 pm | News Release

Astronomers using a worldwide network of radio telescopes have found strong evidence that a powerful jet of material propelled to nearly light speed by a galaxy’s central black hole is blowing massive amounts of gas out of the galaxy.

Planetary Nebula NGC 6302
ALMA Opens Another Window on the Universe with Band 8 Receivers
September 2, 2013 at 8:57 pm | News Release

ALMA has opened another window on the Universe as astronomers successfully used the new Band 8 receivers to observe the distribution of atomic carbon in a planetary nebula dubbed NGC 6302.

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Starbirth Surprisingly Energetic
August 20, 2013 at 8:46 pm | News Release

While observing a newborn star, astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope discovered twin jets of matter blasting out into space at record-breaking speed.

CO in NGC 253
Starburst to Star Bust
July 24, 2013 at 8:03 pm | News Release

The cosmic fireworks that characterize a starburst galaxy can abruptly fizzle out after only a relatively brief period of star formation, and astronomers want to know why.

Artist concept of snow line in TW Hydrae
Snow Falling Around Infant Solar System
July 18, 2013 at 7:42 pm | News Release

The sight of a snowfall can thrill children, but the first-ever snow line seen around a distant star gives astronomers an even greater thrill because of what it reveals about the formation of planets and our Solar System’s history.

ALMA image of the dust trap around Oph IRS 48.
‘Dust Trap’ around Distant Star
June 6, 2013 at 5:12 pm | News Release

Based on a treasure trove of recent discoveries, astronomers now know that planets are remarkably plentiful in our galaxy and may be common throughout the Universe.

A combined ALMA and VLA image of the galactic center
ALMA Sees Stars Forming Near Galaxy Core
April 4, 2013 at 4:37 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array have discovered signs of star formation perilously close to the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.

South Pole Telescope-discovered galaxy observed by ALMA and Hubble Space Telescope
ALMA Finds ‘Monster’ Starburst Galaxies
March 13, 2013 at 4:35 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope have discovered starburst galaxies earlier in the Universe’s history than they were previously thought to have existed.

Chilean President Addresses ALMA Inauguration Ceremony.
ALMA Inauguration
March 13, 2013 at 4:33 pm | Announcement

ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, was officially inaugurated today in a ceremony that brought together representatives from the international astronomical community.

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