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Telescopes Show the Milky Way’s Black Hole is Ready for a Kick
Telescopes Show the Milky Way’s Black Hole is Ready for a Kick
February 8, 2024 at 11:55 am | News Release

A new study may help settle the question of how rapidly the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole is spinning.

Mystery of Star Formation Revealed by Hearts of Molecular Clouds
Mystery of Star Formation Revealed by Hearts of Molecular Clouds
January 8, 2024 at 11:31 am | News Release

An international team of astronomers has revealed mysterious star formation at the far edge of the galaxy M83. This research was presented today in a press conference at the 243rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The research used several instruments operated by the National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), including the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), and the Green Bank Telescope (GBT), along with the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan’s (NAOJ) Subaru Telescope and the NASA Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX).

NRAO in the press at AAS 243
NRAO in the press at AAS 243
January 8, 2024 at 9:22 am | Announcement

New scientific results from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the Very Large Array (VLA), and Green Bank Observatory…

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…

$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).

Largest Telescope Array in North America Under Development by NRAO With Support from UNM
Largest Telescope Array in North America Under Development by NRAO With Support from UNM
September 11, 2023 at 11:20 am | News Release

Through this partnership, NRAO and UNM will explore the potential of establishing the UNM College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Physics & Astronomy as a host site for the ngVLA Data Processing and Science Operations Center.

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.

2023 Jansky Fellows Awarded
2023 Jansky Fellows Awarded
April 12, 2023 at 9:00 am | Announcement

As a part of its central mission to nurture and inspire the next generation of radio astronomers, the National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) has selected four outstanding early career professionals for its 2023 Jansky Fellowship. 

Design Review for ngVLA Antenna Clears Way for Prototype Construction
Design Review for ngVLA Antenna Clears Way for Prototype Construction
December 20, 2022 at 10:00 am | Announcement

The design for the ngVLA prototype antenna has passed a thorough review by a panel of external experts and the project now is cleared to proceed to manufacture the prototype.

NRAO Director Tony Beasley and UNAM Director Enrique Graue Wiechers sign the MOU.
NRAO Signs Cooperative Agreement with UNAM For Development of the Next Generation Very Large Array
November 21, 2022 at 9:23 am | Announcement

The U.S. National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing their collaboration on the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA), a new radio observatory currently in design and development at NRAO.

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