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.
The ALMA Board approved the development of a new spectrometer for the Morita Array designed and developed by Japan for the ALMA telescope.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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 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.
The VLBA finds the closest pair of supermassive black holes yet found, orbiting each other at the core of a distant galaxy.
NRAO and AUI are launching development of a new radio-telescope system with the advanced capabilities to answer critical scientific questions of the coming decades.