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Image showing an active M dwarf star, Proxima Centuari, in red with many star spots, ejecting a large stellar flare in yellow and white. Proxima Centauri b, a small Earth-like planet is seen in the distant right of the image.
Record-breaking Stellar Flare From Nearby Star Recorded in Multiple Wavelengths for the First Time
April 21, 2021 at 10:00 am | News Release

Scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) observed a record-breaking stellar flare from Proxima Centauri. The study also marks the first time that a powerful stellar flare, other than those from the Sun, has been observed with such complete wavelength coverage.

VIDEO: Multi-wavelength Observations Reveal Impact of Black Hole on M87 Galaxy
VIDEO: Multi-wavelength Observations Reveal Impact of Black Hole on M87 Galaxy
April 14, 2021 at 5:00 am | News Release

New multi-wavelength observations mounted by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration across the entire electromagnetic spectrum have provided new insight into the impact of the black hole at the core of galaxy M87 on its immediate, and not so immediate, surroundings.

New Images Reveal Magnetic Structures Near Supermassive Black Hole
New Images Reveal Magnetic Structures Near Supermassive Black Hole
March 24, 2021 at 10:00 am | News Release

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — the worldwide collaboration that produced the first image of a black hole in 2019 — has produced a new image showing details of the magnetic fields in the region closest to the supermassive black hole at the core of the galaxy M87. The new work is providing astronomers with important clues about how powerful jets of material can be produced in that region.

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Featured Video: Rotating Galaxy Disks in the Early Universe
February 10, 2021 at 9:00 am | News Feature

Episode 6 of The Baseline Series explores how galaxies form ordered rotating disks in the early Universe.

ALMA Takes First Step Toward Return to Service
ALMA Takes First Step Toward Return to Service
January 14, 2021 at 10:49 pm | Announcement

The process of returning ALMA to operational status has begun by powering up the first few antennas for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown in March of 2021.

Quasar Discovery Sets New Distance Record
Quasar Discovery Sets New Distance Record
January 12, 2021 at 12:15 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), along with other telescopes, have discovered the most distant quasar yet found. The bright quasar, powered by a supermassive black hole at the core of a galaxy, is seen as it was only 670 million years after the Big Bang, and is providing valuable clues about how such huge black holes and their host galaxies formed in the early Universe.

Galaxies in the Infant Universe Were Surprisingly Mature
Galaxies in the Infant Universe Were Surprisingly Mature
October 27, 2020 at 9:00 am | News Release

ALMA telescope conducts largest survey yet of distant galaxies in the early universe

ALMA Shows Volcanic Impact on Io’s Atmosphere
ALMA Shows Volcanic Impact on Io’s Atmosphere
October 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm | News Release

New radio images from ALMA show for the first time the direct effect of volcanic activity on the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Io.

ALMA Discovers Misaligned Rings in Planet-Forming Disk Around Triple Stars
ALMA Discovers Misaligned Rings in Planet-Forming Disk Around Triple Stars
September 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm | News Release

Using ALMA, two teams of astronomers have for the first time discovered a planet-forming disk with misaligned rings around a triple star system, called GW Orionis.

ALMA Captures Stirred-Up Planet Factory
ALMA Captures Stirred-Up Planet Factory
August 3, 2020 at 11:00 am | News Release

Planet-forming environments can be much more complex and chaotic than previously expected. This is evidenced by a new image of the star RU Lup, made with ALMA.

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