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NRAO to Launch New Amateur Radio Learning Program for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ Students with Support from ARDC
NRAO to Launch New Amateur Radio Learning Program for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ Students with Support from ARDC
July 26, 2022 at 10:59 am | Announcement

Following a generous grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC), the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) will soon launch a two-year project to engage BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ students in learning about the electromagnetic spectrum and the excitement of amateur— also called ham— radio.

ngVLA Engineering Paper Selected for Prestigious IEEE Award
ngVLA Engineering Paper Selected for Prestigious IEEE Award
July 14, 2022 at 2:10 pm | Announcement

A team of engineers testing the design efficiency of reflectors for the National Radio Astronomy Observatory’s upcoming next generation Very Large Array (ngVLA) has received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award.

The Baseline #12: Planetary Radar— Shining Light On Our Nearest Neighbors
The Baseline #12: Planetary Radar— Shining Light On Our Nearest Neighbors
July 12, 2022 at 2:31 pm | News Feature

Radio astronomers usually learn about the universe by passively observing the sky. But sometimes radio astronomy can be a bit more active. Join our host Summer Ash of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory as she talks about how astronomers can use radar to understand our astronomical neighbors in new and interesting ways.

Children of NRAO Staff Among Recipients of 2022 AUI Scholarship
Children of NRAO Staff Among Recipients of 2022 AUI Scholarship
July 7, 2022 at 8:30 am | Announcement

Six outstanding high school seniors were awarded the 2021 AUI Scholarship. Among the recipients were five children of NRAO staff members.

AUI and NRAO Announce 2022 NAC Bridge Scholarship Recipients
AUI and NRAO Announce 2022 NAC Bridge Scholarship Recipients
July 5, 2022 at 6:00 am | Announcement

Six NAC alums have accepted offers from outstanding graduate programs around the country. Each will receive a $5,000 AUI Board of Trustees NAC Bridge Scholarship Award, with AUI and NRAO’s congratulations and best wishes for a smooth start to an exciting new chapter of their lives.

Astronomers Find Evidence for Most Powerful Pulsar in Distant Galaxy
Astronomers Find Evidence for Most Powerful Pulsar in Distant Galaxy
June 15, 2022 at 1:15 pm | News Release

Astronomers using data from the VLA Sky Survey have discovered one of the youngest known neutron stars — possibly as young as only 14 years. The dense remnant of a supernova explosion was revealed when bright radio emission powered by the pulsar’s powerful magnetic field emerged from behind a thick shell of debris from the explosion.

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