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IMAGE RELEASE: A Galaxy’s Stop-and-Start Young Radio Jets
IMAGE RELEASE: A Galaxy’s Stop-and-Start Young Radio Jets
Embargoed for release on August 25, 2020 at 7:00 am | News Release

VLBA image shows details of a young jet emitted from the core of an active galaxy, revealing that the jet activity stopped, then restarted only a decade ago.

The Cold Case of Carbon Monoxide
The Cold Case of Carbon Monoxide
August 19, 2020 at 10:00 am | News Feature

Fifty years ago, astronomers discovered carbon monoxide in space. It allowed us to see dark regions of the universe, and helped us understand it more clearly.

Featured Video: Measuring the Expanding Universe
Featured Video: Measuring the Expanding Universe
Embargoed for release on August 14, 2020 at 2:00 am | News Feature

Join Melissa Hoffman of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory as she explains how astronomers are using new observations to answer a cosmic mystery.

VLBA Finds Planet Orbiting Small, Cool Star
VLBA Finds Planet Orbiting Small, Cool Star
Embargoed for release on August 4, 2020 at 6:00 am | News Release

Precision measurements made with the VLBA have revealed that a small, cool star 35 light-years from Earth is orbited by a Saturn-sized planet once every 221 days.

ALMA Captures Stirred-Up Planet Factory
ALMA Captures Stirred-Up Planet Factory
Embargoed for release on August 3, 2020 at 7:00 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.

ALMA Finds Possible Sign of Neutron Star in Supernova 1987A
ALMA Finds Possible Sign of Neutron Star in Supernova 1987A
Embargoed for release on July 30, 2020 at 6:00 am | News Release

Based on ALMA observations and a theoretical follow-up study, scientists suggest that a neutron star might be hiding deep inside the remains of Supernova 1987A.

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