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2018 Jansky Fellowships Awarded
2018 Jansky Fellowships Awarded
March 8, 2018 at 10:00 am | Announcement

NRAO is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Jansky Fellowships.

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International Collaboration Expands NRAO’s NINE Program with New Hub
February 15, 2018 at 4:40 pm | Announcement

NRAO’s National and International Non-Traditional Exchange (NINE) Program has collaborated with the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) to launch a pilot initiative titled Multi-wavelength Astronomy Public Participation Program (MAPPP).

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NRAO Contracts for Specialized Integrated Circuit for New Radio Telescope
February 15, 2018 at 4:26 pm | Announcement

Using new funding from the National Science Foundation, NRAO has contracted with a firm to design and build an integrated circuit that implements an NRAO-developed technique to greatly improve the efficiency of data transmission for a next-generation radio telescope.

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ALMA Board Approves Development of New Spectrometer for Morita Array
January 19, 2018 at 10:05 am | Announcement

The ALMA Board approved the development of a new spectrometer for the Morita Array designed and developed by Japan for the ALMA telescope.

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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