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AUI/NRAO Representative in Chile to Join Advisory Council of ComunidadMujer
AUI/NRAO Representative in Chile to Join Advisory Council of ComunidadMujer
May 15, 2019 at 2:02 pm | Announcement

Paulina Bocaz, the AUI Representative and NRAO Assistant Director for Chile, has been selected to join the Advisory Council of “ComunidadMujer.”

Black Hole’s Tug on Space Pulls Fast-Moving Jets in Rapid Wobble
Black Hole’s Tug on Space Pulls Fast-Moving Jets in Rapid Wobble
April 29, 2019 at 11:00 am | News Release

A spinning black hole pulls in material from a companion star, and its gravitational effect causes ejected jets of material to wobble like a child’s spinning top.

Chilean Senate Distinguishes ALMA For 1st Image of Black Hole
Chilean Senate Distinguishes ALMA For 1st Image of Black Hole
April 17, 2019 at 3:55 pm | Announcement

The Senate of Chile recognized ALMA for its role in obtaining the first image of a black hole as part of the Event Horizon Telescope.

The Giant In Our Backyard
The Giant In Our Backyard
April 16, 2019 at 9:55 am | News Feature

For decades astronomers have dreamed of seeing a black hole. That dream may soon become a reality.

EHT image of event horizon in the central supermassive black hole of M87
Radio Astronomy and Black Holes
April 10, 2019 at 9:07 am | News Room

Using the EHT, with ALMA as its most sensitive component, astronomers have captured the first direct visual evidence of a black hole: an image of the supermassive black hole at the center of Messier 87 (M87), a giant elliptical galaxy 55 million light-years from Earth.

VLA Makes First Direct Image of Key Feature of Powerful Radio Galaxies
VLA Makes First Direct Image of Key Feature of Powerful Radio Galaxies
April 2, 2019 at 1:19 pm | News Release

A dusty, doughnut-shaped feature long thought to be an essential part of the “engines” at the cores of active galaxies, is seen for the first time in one of the most powerful galaxies in the Universe.

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