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VLBA Returning to NRAO, Getting Technical Upgrade
October 24, 2018 at 10:00 am | News Release

After two years as an independent facility, the VLBA once again is part of the NRAO, and will get a significant technical upgrade.

ALMA image of Jupiter's moon Europa
Image Release: ALMA Maps Europa’s Temperature
October 23, 2018 at 10:00 am | News Release

New ALMA images show never-before-seen surface details on Europa, including an enigmatic “cold spot.”

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When Is a Nova Not a ‘Nova’? When a White Dwarf and a Brown Dwarf Collide
October 8, 2018 at 12:00 am | News Release

Using ALMA, an international team of astronomers found evidence that a white dwarf and a brown dwarf collided in a short-lived blaze of glory.

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VLA Sky Survey Reveals First “Orphan” Gamma Ray Burst
October 4, 2018 at 10:00 am | News Release

Comparing data from new, ongoing sky survey to data from previous observations reveals probable gamma ray burst that directed no gamma rays toward Earth.

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Stanford Astronomer Honored as Jansky Lecturer by AUI, NRAO
October 1, 2018 at 12:00 pm | News Release

Professor Roger Blandford of Stanford receives the 2018 Jansky Lectureship in recognition of his numerous contributions to the advancement of radio astronomy. He will deliver a series of public lectures in Charlottesville, Virginia; Socorro, New Mexico; and Green Bank, West Virginia.

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VLA Discovers Powerful Jet Coming from “Wrong” Kind of Star
September 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm | News Release

The VLA’s discovery of a jet of material launched from a highly-magnetic neutron star has forced rethinking a longstanding theory.

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