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NRAO/GBO Press Conferences at the 241st meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle Washington on January 8 to 12, 2023
Science Results From NRAO Facilities to Be Presented at Multiple AAS 241 Press Conferences
January 4, 2023 at 3:00 pm | Announcement

Five new scientific results from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the Very Large Array (VLA), and the Green…

Design Review for ngVLA Antenna Clears Way for Prototype Construction
Design Review for ngVLA Antenna Clears Way for Prototype Construction
December 20, 2022 at 5:00 am | Announcement

The design for the ngVLA prototype antenna has passed a thorough review by a panel of external experts and the project now is cleared to proceed to manufacture the prototype.

ALMA antennas at night
ALMA Has Successfully Restarted Observations
December 19, 2022 at 10:01 am | Announcement

Forty-eight days after suspending observations due to a cyberattack, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) is observing the sky again. The computing staff has worked diligently to rebuild the affected JAO computer system servers and services. This is a crucial milestone in the recovery process. 

VLA and ALMA Study Jupiter and Io
VLA and ALMA Study Jupiter and Io
December 13, 2022 at 4:40 am | Tip Sheet

VLA teams up with Juno spacecraft to study Jupiter’s atmosphere, and ALMA reveals new details about Io’s volcanoes.

Photo of the VLA telescope on a sunny day.
Silent as the Night: Why Radio Astronomy Doesn’t Listen to the Sky
December 8, 2022 at 10:00 am | News Feature

In the 1997 movie Contact, Ellie Arroway is a young radio astronomer played by Jodie Foster. Ellie’s on a mission…

NRAO Director Tony Beasley and UNAM Director Enrique Graue Wiechers sign the MOU.
NRAO Signs Cooperative Agreement with UNAM For Development of the Next Generation Very Large Array
November 21, 2022 at 9:23 am | Announcement

The U.S. National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing their collaboration on the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA), a new radio observatory currently in design and development at NRAO.

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