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Scientists Observe Gas Re-accretion in Dying Galaxies for the First Time
Scientists Observe Gas Re-accretion in Dying Galaxies for the First Time
July 29, 2021 at 4:00 am | News Release

A new study from scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) suggests that previously displaced gases can re-accrete onto galaxies, potentially slowing down the process of galaxy death caused by ram pressure stripping, and creating unique structures more resistant to its effects.

New Study Reveals Previously Unseen Star Formation in Milky Way
New Study Reveals Previously Unseen Star Formation in Milky Way
July 22, 2021 at 12:00 am | News Release

A new survey of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, combines the capabilities of the Very Large Array and the Effelsberg telescope in Germany to provide astronomers with valuable new insights into how stars much more massive than the Sun are formed.

Student Summer Research Programs at NRAO Get a Boost from Going Remote
Student Summer Research Programs at NRAO Get a Boost from Going Remote
July 7, 2021 at 10:00 am | News Feature

The summer research programs at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) kicked off in May 2021 with a 67-percent increase in participation over the prior year and a record number of incoming program mentors.

Nine Children of NRAO Staff Among Recipients of 2021 AUI Scholarship
Nine Children of NRAO Staff Among Recipients of 2021 AUI Scholarship
July 1, 2021 at 10:00 am | Announcement

Fourteen outstanding high school seniors were selected for the AUI 2021 Scholarship—including 9 children of NRAO staff. Each scholarship awardee will receive a $3,500 scholarship, renewable for up to four years.

Featured Video: Why Hydrogen Tells Us the Story of the Universe
Featured Video: Why Hydrogen Tells Us the Story of the Universe
July 1, 2021 at 8:00 am | News Feature

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. Radio astronomers can see hydrogen by the light it emits, reflects, and even absorbs. Because hydrogen is everywhere, it can tell stories about the cosmos from the Big Bang to today.

Join our host Summer Ash of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory as she talks about how hydrogen can tell us so much about the structure and evolution of the universe.

AUI and NRAO Announce NAC Bridge Scholarship Award
AUI and NRAO Announce NAC Bridge Scholarship Award
June 30, 2021 at 10:00 am | Announcement

AUI and NRAO have announced the establishment of the National Astronomy Consortium (NAC) Bridge Scholarship Award program to assist and recognize NAC alums on their achievements as they enter graduate school.

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