As comet 46P/Wirtanen neared Earth on December 2, astronomers using ALMA took a remarkably close look at its innermost regions.
ALMA has detected a star in a binary system that may have formed like a planet.
ALMA has conducted a survey of protoplanetary disks, the planet-forming dust belts around young stars.
New ALMA data reveal distinct streamers of material being pulled from three smaller galaxies into the larger galaxy W2246-0526, the most luminous known galaxy in the universe.
The Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) has named Dr. Brett McGuire of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) the recipient of its 2019 Early Career Award.
A billion light-years from Earth lies one of the universe’s most massive structures, a giant surrounded by a sprawling…