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Image Release: Distant Milky Way-like Galaxies Reveal Star Formation History of the Universe
Image Release: Distant Milky Way-like Galaxies Reveal Star Formation History of the Universe
December 17, 2019 at 9:00 am | News Release

Thousands of galaxies are visible in this radio image made with the MeerKAT telescope. The numerous faint dots are distant galaxies like our own Milky Way, that have never been observed in radio light before.

Radio Jupiter: Seeing the Giant Planet in a New Light
Radio Jupiter: Seeing the Giant Planet in a New Light
December 13, 2019 at 8:46 pm | News Feature

By looking at Jupiter in radio light, ALMA and the VLA reveal a world hidden by its layers of clouds.

Antenna Design for the Next Generation Very Large Array
Antenna Design for the Next Generation Very Large Array
December 12, 2019 at 9:00 am | Announcement

The NRAO has awarded three contracts for the conceptual design of the 18m antenna for the next-generation Very Large Array (ngVLA).

ALMA Spots Most Distant Dusty Galaxy Hidden in Plain Sight
ALMA Spots Most Distant Dusty Galaxy Hidden in Plain Sight
December 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers using ALMA have spotted the light of a massive galaxy seen only 970 million years after the Big Bang!

Featured Video: Black Hole Eats Star
Featured Video: Black Hole Eats Star
November 29, 2019 at 1:00 am | News Feature

Join Melissa Hoffman of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory for a tour of one of the most disruptive events in Universe.

IMAGE RELEASE: Giant Magnetic Ropes in a Galaxy’s Halo
IMAGE RELEASE: Giant Magnetic Ropes in a Galaxy’s Halo
November 26, 2019 at 8:00 am | News Release

VLA image reveals a large-scale magnetic field extending far into a galaxy’s extended halo.

A Weakened Black Hole Allows its Galaxy to Awaken
A Weakened Black Hole Allows its Galaxy to Awaken
November 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers have found the first example of a galaxy cluster where large numbers of stars are being born at its core. The discovery revealed new details of how supermassive black holes affect their host galaxies.

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
ALMA Resumes Regular Operations
October 28, 2019 at 6:04 pm | Announcement

The management team of the Joint ALMA Observatory have decided to return to regular operations.

Gas ‘Waterfalls’ Reveal Infant Planets around Young Star
Gas ‘Waterfalls’ Reveal Infant Planets around Young Star
October 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm | News Release

For the first time, astronomers using ALMA have witnessed 3D motions of gas in a planet-forming disk. At three locations in the disk around a young star called HD 163296, gas is flowing like a waterfall into gaps that are most likely caused by planets in formation.

Going Against the Flow Around a Supermassive Black Hole
Going Against the Flow Around a Supermassive Black Hole
October 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm | News Release

At the center of a galaxy called NGC 1068, a supermassive black hole hides within a thick doughnut-shaped cloud of dust and gas. When astronomers used ALMA to study this cloud in more detail, they made an unexpected discovery that could explain why supermassive black holes grew so rapidly in the early Universe.

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