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Artist impression of a supermassive black hole
Tale As Old As Time
January 7, 2019 at 10:27 am | News Feature

Using data from ALMA, a team of astronomers studied the growth and evolution of bubbles of hot plasma produced by active quasar HE 0515-4414. The bubble was analyzed by observing its effect on light from the cosmic microwave background. It is the first time this method was used to study quasar dynamics.

Comet 46P/Wirtanen
Image Release: ALMA Gives Passing Comet Its Close-up
December 20, 2018 at 9:00 am | News Release

As comet 46P/Wirtanen neared Earth on December 2, astronomers using ALMA took a remarkably close look at its innermost regions.

Fragmenting Disk Gives Birth to Binary Star ‘Odd Couple’
Fragmenting Disk Gives Birth to Binary Star ‘Odd Couple’
December 14, 2018 at 8:00 am | News Release

ALMA has detected a star in a binary system that may have formed like a planet.

ALMA images of protoplanetary disks
The Epoch of Planet Formation, Times Twenty
December 12, 2018 at 9:00 am | News Release

ALMA has conducted a survey of protoplanetary disks, the planet-forming dust belts around young stars.

ALMA image of W2246-0526
Trans-galactic Streamers Feeding Most Luminous Galaxy in the Universe
November 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm | News Release

New ALMA data reveal distinct streamers of material being pulled from three smaller galaxies into the larger galaxy W2246-0526, the most luminous known galaxy in the universe.

Logo of the Laboratory Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society.
2019 LAD Early Career Award Goes to Brett McGuire
November 14, 2018 at 1:20 pm | News Release

The Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) has named Dr. Brett McGuire of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) the recipient of its 2019 Early Career Award.

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