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Featured Video: The Very Large Array at 40
Featured Video: The Very Large Array at 40
October 7, 2020 at 9:07 am | News Feature

Join our host Melissa Hoffman as she talks about the history of the VLA and some of the remarkable objects it has discovered!

NRAO Contest Winners Illustrate Diverse Cosmic Phenomena
NRAO Contest Winners Illustrate Diverse Cosmic Phenomena
October 6, 2020 at 4:00 am | News Room

Winners in NRAO’s VLA 40th Anniversary Image Contest are from around the world, and their works illustrate a fascinating variety of celestial objects. Entries combined observational data from the VLA with data from optical, infrared, and X-ray telescopes, and from computer simulations.

VLA Marks 40 Years at the Frontier of Science
VLA Marks 40 Years at the Frontier of Science
October 5, 2020 at 4:00 am | News Release

The Very Large Array (VLA) turns 40 years old on October 10, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory is hosting a day-long virtual celebration that day.

NRAO Joins Space Mission to the Far Side of the Moon to Explore the Early Universe
NRAO Joins Space Mission to the Far Side of the Moon to Explore the Early Universe
September 22, 2020 at 6:00 am | News Release

NRAO has joined DAPPER: a new NASA space mission to the far side of the Moon to investigate when the first stars began to form in the early universe.

VLBA Makes First Direct Distance Measurement to Magnetar
VLBA Makes First Direct Distance Measurement to Magnetar
September 18, 2020 at 6:00 am | News Release

Using the VLBA, astronomers have made the first direct geometric measurement of the distance to a magnetar. This precision measurement to one of the most magnetic objects in the Universe could help scientists determine if such objects are responsible for generating the mysterious Fast Radio Bursts.

ALMA Discovers Misaligned Rings in Planet-Forming Disk Around Triple Stars
ALMA Discovers Misaligned Rings in Planet-Forming Disk Around Triple Stars
September 3, 2020 at 10:00 am | News Release

Using ALMA, two teams of astronomers have for the first time discovered a planet-forming disk with misaligned rings around a triple star system, called GW Orionis.

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