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Five Decades of Groundbreaking Millimeter Astronomy—From Discovering Molecules in Space to Imaging New Solar Systems
Five Decades of Groundbreaking Millimeter Astronomy—From Discovering Molecules in Space to Imaging New Solar Systems
October 12, 2023 at 2:17 pm | Announcement

Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have awarded the 2023 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship to Dr. Paul A. Vanden Bout, Senior Scientist, Emeritus at NRAO. The Jansky Lectureship is an honor established by the trustees of AUI to recognize outstanding contributions to the advancement of radio astronomy.

German tech factory reveals antenna prototype—ngVLA will open a new window into the Universe
German tech factory reveals antenna prototype—ngVLA will open a new window into the Universe
September 28, 2023 at 11:57 am | Announcement

Usually it’s Octoberfest that draws a crowd to Germany this time of year. For hundreds of folks gathered at…

Book Release: “Joe Pawsey and the Founding of Australian Radio Astronomy”
Book Release: “Joe Pawsey and the Founding of Australian Radio Astronomy”
September 18, 2023 at 12:46 pm | Announcement

This book was more than 15 years in the making, and it is a collaboration of three authors across two continents who worked together to bring to light the story of Joe Pawsey, a key figure in Australian science and, especially, radio astronomy.

$21 Million NSF Award Will Bring ngVLA Design to Life
$21 Million NSF Award Will Bring ngVLA Design to Life
September 14, 2023 at 10:32 am | Announcement

The largest astronomical array in North America is one step closer to becoming a reality. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is pleased to announce that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a 3-year, $21 million grant to Associated Universities, Inc.(AUI) to further the design of the next generation Very Large Array (ngVLA).

Jesse Alexander WB2IFS, Ham Radio and the EMS Project Lead, and three learners from the Wave 1 cohort at the HamSCI.org citizen science conference
NRAO First Wave Completed 20 Weeks of Amateur Radio Learning Program for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ Learners
August 7, 2023 at 5:31 pm | Announcement

Following a grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC), the National Science Foundation‘s (NSF’s) National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) launched a two-year project to engage BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ learners in learning about the electromagnetic spectrum and discovering the excitement of ham radio. The project, Exploring the Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) with Amateur Radio, offered its first learner-facing training in January 2023.

NRAO Honors Pride Month: Seeing the Whole Picture
NRAO Honors Pride Month: Seeing the Whole Picture
June 9, 2023 at 12:00 am | Announcement

The NRAO has made a visible change to our logo for Pride month, because we want to send the clear message that NRAO values our current and future LGBTQIA+ colleagues, friends, and family members. We send this same message internally by taking seriously our obligation to create and maintain an environment that is safe, secure, and welcoming.

NRAO and GBO Results Presented at Multiple AAS 242 Press Conferences
NRAO and GBO Results Presented at Multiple AAS 242 Press Conferences
June 4, 2023 at 9:37 am | Announcement

New scientific results from the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), the Very Large Array (VLA), and the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) will be revealed at multiple press conferences during the 242nd meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) from June 5-7, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Children of NRAO and GBO Staff Among Recipients of 2023 AUI Scholarship 
Children of NRAO and GBO Staff Among Recipients of 2023 AUI Scholarship 
May 22, 2023 at 9:14 am | Announcement

Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI), has selected the recipients of its 2023 AUI Scholarship, each of whom will be awarded a $3,500 renewable scholarship ($14,000 over four years to each scholar) to support their academic careers. This year, 19 outstanding high school seniors were selected based on their academic achievement, community involvement, and leadership skills. 

NAC Student Researchers Receive Prestigious Chambliss Medals at AAS 241
NAC Student Researchers Receive Prestigious Chambliss Medals at AAS 241
May 8, 2023 at 11:00 am | Announcement

Two student researchers from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory’s National Astronomy Consortium (NAC) program were each awarded the prestigious Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards medal during the 241st proceedings of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). 

Doni Anderson and Miguel Montalvo Hernandez, undergraduate researchers who completed their NAC summer research projects in 2022, each received a Chambliss medal for exemplary research in astrophysics. 

NRAO Announces Funding Opportunities for U.S. Students
NRAO Announces Funding Opportunities for U.S. Students
May 5, 2023 at 12:37 pm | Announcement

The National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) has launched two new funding opportunities for student researchers at U.S. institutions through the Student Observing Support (SOS) program and the NRAO/GBO Post-Bacc Program— a collaborative effort with the Green Bank Observatory (GBO). 

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