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First Canadian ALMA Large Program to Investigate the Impact of Galaxy Environment on Star Formation
First Canadian ALMA Large Program to Investigate the Impact of Galaxy Environment on Star Formation
September 18, 2019 at 10:00 am | Announcement

The first ever Canadian-led Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) Large Program has been approved for cycle 7. Dr. Brown and his colleagues will use the Atacama Compact Array (ACA) to study the influence of galaxy environment on star formation in the Virgo Cluster.

Most Massive Neutron Star Ever Detected, Almost too Massive to Exist
Most Massive Neutron Star Ever Detected, Almost too Massive to Exist
September 16, 2019 at 1:08 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the GBT have discovered the most massive neutron star to date, a rapidly spinning pulsar approximately 4,600 light-years from Earth. This record-breaking object is teetering on the edge of existence, approaching the theoretical maximum mass possible for a neutron star.

Towering Balloon-like Features Discovered near Center of the Milky Way
Towering Balloon-like Features Discovered near Center of the Milky Way
September 5, 2019 at 7:59 pm | News Release

An international team of astronomers has discovered one of the largest features ever observed in the center of the Milky Way – a pair of enormous radio-emitting bubbles that tower hundreds of light-years above and below the central region of our galaxy.

Image Release: ALMA Shows What’s Inside Jupiter’s Storms
Image Release: ALMA Shows What’s Inside Jupiter’s Storms
August 20, 2019 at 3:55 pm | News Release

New radio wave images made with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) provide a unique view of Jupiter’s atmosphere down to fifty kilometers below the planet’s visible cloud deck.

ALMA Dives into Black Hole’s ‘Sphere of Influence’
ALMA Dives into Black Hole’s ‘Sphere of Influence’
August 7, 2019 at 11:00 am | News Release

New ALMA observations provide an unprecedented close-up view of a swirling disk of cold interstellar gas rotating around a supermassive black hole.

‘Moon-forming’ Circumplanetary Disk Discovered in Distant Star System
‘Moon-forming’ Circumplanetary Disk Discovered in Distant Star System
July 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm | News Feature

ALMA has made the first-ever observations of a circumplanetary disk.

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