Latest NRAO News

RSS
Showing news items 11 - 20 of 584
Statement on Starlink and ‘Constellations’ of Communication Satellites
Statement on Starlink and ‘Constellations’ of Communication Satellites
May 31, 2019 at 9:37 am | Announcement

Radio astronomy facilities are working with the communications industry to preserve clear views of the radio universe.

AUI/NRAO Representative in Chile to Join Advisory Council of ComunidadMujer
AUI/NRAO Representative in Chile to Join Advisory Council of ComunidadMujer
May 15, 2019 at 2:02 pm | Announcement

Paulina Bocaz, the AUI Representative and NRAO Assistant Director for Chile, has been selected to join the Advisory Council of “ComunidadMujer.”

Black Hole’s Tug on Space Pulls Fast-Moving Jets in Rapid Wobble
Black Hole’s Tug on Space Pulls Fast-Moving Jets in Rapid Wobble
April 29, 2019 at 11:00 am | News Release

A spinning black hole pulls in material from a companion star, and its gravitational effect causes ejected jets of material to wobble like a child’s spinning top.

Chilean Senate Distinguishes ALMA For 1st Image of Black Hole
Chilean Senate Distinguishes ALMA For 1st Image of Black Hole
April 17, 2019 at 3:55 pm | Announcement

The Senate of Chile recognized ALMA for its role in obtaining the first image of a black hole as part of the Event Horizon Telescope.

The Giant In Our Backyard
The Giant In Our Backyard
April 16, 2019 at 9:55 am | News Feature

For decades astronomers have dreamed of seeing a black hole. That dream may soon become a reality.

EHT image of event horizon in the central supermassive black hole of M87
Radio Astronomy and Black Holes
April 10, 2019 at 9:07 am | News Room

Using the EHT, with ALMA as its most sensitive component, astronomers have captured the first direct visual evidence of a black hole: an image of the supermassive black hole at the center of Messier 87 (M87), a giant elliptical galaxy 55 million light-years from Earth.

Showing news items 11 - 20 of 584