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ALMA Discovers Misaligned Rings in Planet-Forming Disk Around Triple Stars
ALMA Discovers Misaligned Rings in Planet-Forming Disk Around Triple Stars
Embargoed for release on September 3, 2020 at 10:00 am | News Release

Using ALMA, two teams of astronomers have for the first time discovered a planet-forming disk with misaligned rings around a triple star system, called GW Orionis.

IMAGE RELEASE: A Galaxy’s Stop-and-Start Young Radio Jets
IMAGE RELEASE: A Galaxy’s Stop-and-Start Young Radio Jets
Embargoed for release on August 25, 2020 at 7:00 am | News Release

VLBA image shows details of a young jet emitted from the core of an active galaxy, revealing that the jet activity stopped, then restarted only a decade ago.

The Cold Case of Carbon Monoxide
The Cold Case of Carbon Monoxide
August 19, 2020 at 10:00 am | News Feature

Fifty years ago, astronomers discovered carbon monoxide in space. It allowed us to see dark regions of the universe, and helped us understand it more clearly.

Featured Video: Measuring the Expanding Universe
Featured Video: Measuring the Expanding Universe
Embargoed for release on August 14, 2020 at 2:00 am | News Feature

Join Melissa Hoffman of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory as she explains how astronomers are using new observations to answer a cosmic mystery.

VLBA Finds Planet Orbiting Small, Cool Star
VLBA Finds Planet Orbiting Small, Cool Star
Embargoed for release on August 4, 2020 at 6:00 am | News Release

Precision measurements made with the VLBA have revealed that a small, cool star 35 light-years from Earth is orbited by a Saturn-sized planet once every 221 days.

ALMA Captures Stirred-Up Planet Factory
ALMA Captures Stirred-Up Planet Factory
Embargoed for release on August 3, 2020 at 7:00 am | News Release

Planet-forming environments can be much more complex and chaotic than previously expected. This is evidenced by a new image of the star RU Lup, made with ALMA.

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