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ALMA images of rotating galaxies on a background from the Hubble Space Telescope
Astronomers Detect Whirlpool Movement in Early Galaxies
January 10, 2018 at 2:15 pm | Announcement

Astronomers have looked back to a time soon after the Big Bang, and have discovered swirling gas in some of the earliest galaxies to have formed in the Universe. These ‘newborns’ – observed as they appeared nearly 13 billion years ago – spun like a whirlpool, similar to our own Milky Way.

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New Book Highlights Early Radio Astronomy Pioneers
November 21, 2017 at 11:12 am | Announcement

New book tells the stories of four radio-astronomy pioneers who paved the way for today’s advanced observatories and also for some technologies that transformed our daily lives.

Dr. Ir. Omid Noroozian
NRAO Scientist/Engineer Noroozian Honored with NASA Roman Technology Fellowship in Astrophysics
November 13, 2017 at 2:46 pm | Announcement

Dr. Ir. Omid Noroozian, an associate scientist and senior research engineer with NRAO’s Central Development Laboratory, was honored with NASA’s prestigious Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowship in Astrophysics. 

Prof. Philip Diamond and Tony Beasley
SKA Organisation and NRAO team up to develop next-generation astronomy data reduction software
November 9, 2017 at 10:08 am | Announcement

The SKA Organisation and NRAO have signed an MoU for the design and development of new data models to address the data processing requirements of their next-generation telescopes.

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Canadian Data Center Will Augment VLASS Science
October 13, 2017 at 10:08 am | Announcement

Astronomers from a Canadian consortium will develop a data center to perform advanced processing of VLA Sky Survey data to augment its scientific value.

The three winners of the ICARE 2017 Award
ALMA Receives Award for Its Contribution to the Progress of Chile
September 26, 2017 at 3:12 pm | Announcement

The prestigious Chilean business organization ICARE (Instituto Chileno de Administración Racional de Empresas) chose ALMA in its Special Category for its annual award to people, businesses or institutions who stand out for their contribution to business development through business excellence and support for the country’s growth.

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VLBA Finds Closest Pair of Supermassive Black Holes
September 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm | Announcement

The VLBA finds the closest pair of supermassive black holes yet found, orbiting each other at the core of a distant galaxy.

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Next-generation U.S. Radio Telescope Development Begins
September 14, 2017 at 3:11 pm | Announcement

NRAO and AUI are launching development of a new radio-telescope system with the advanced capabilities to answer critical scientific questions of the coming decades.

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New Animated Series Explains What Makes ALMA So Special
September 7, 2017 at 12:20 pm | Announcement

Animated series explains the discoveries enabled by ALMA and the wonders of the invisible universe.

VA-NC Alliance students
NSF Funds Partnership to Advance Minority Participation in STEM Research
July 18, 2017 at 4:35 pm | Announcement

NSF awards grant to VA-NC Alliance program.

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