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U.S. Citizens Ceremony at VLA
U.S. Citizens Ceremony at VLA
September 22, 2011 at 7:47 pm | Announcement

A Socorro astronomer and his wife were sworn in as new U.S. Citizens in a ceremony at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory’s Very Large Array radio telescope Wednesday. Dr. Emmanuel Momjian and his wife, Mari Jananian, took the oath of allegiance at a special event conducted by Peter Rechkemmer of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, with the oath administered by Patti JMK Reynolds, Albuquerque Field Office Director of the USCIS.

Cryogenic Catering Truck Comes to ALMA
Cryogenic Catering Truck Comes to ALMA
September 1, 2011 at 7:42 pm | News Release

The ultimate in high altitude, high-tech catering has arrived in Chile to serve chilled provisions to the telescopes at the largest astronomical complex in the world, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array.

Exotic Galaxy Reveals Tantalizing Tale
Exotic Galaxy Reveals Tantalizing Tale
August 25, 2011 at 7:40 pm | News Release

A galaxy with a combination of characteristics never seen before is giving astronomers a tantalizing peek at processes they believe played key roles in the growth of galaxies and clusters of galaxies early in the history of the Universe.

Expanded VLA Flexing New Scientific Muscle
Expanded VLA Flexing New Scientific Muscle
May 24, 2011 at 7:38 pm | News Release

A new and uniquely powerful tool for cutting-edge science is emerging on the crisp, high desert of western New Mexico.

Super-Sharp Radio ‘Eye’ Remeasuring the Universe
Super-Sharp Radio ‘Eye’ Remeasuring the Universe
February 19, 2011 at 8:36 pm | News Release

Using the super-sharp radio vision of astronomy’s most precise telescope, scientists have extended a directly-measured yardstick three times farther into the cosmos than ever before, an achievement with important implications for numerous areas of astrophysics, including determining the nature of Dark Energy, which constitutes 70 percent of the Universe.

Students Excited by Stellar Discovery
Students Excited by Stellar Discovery
February 2, 2011 at 8:35 pm | News Release

In the constellation of Ophiuchus, above the disk of our Milky Way Galaxy, there lurks a stellar corpse spinning 30 times per second — an exotic star known as a radio pulsar.

NRAO Astronomer Honored by American Astronomical Society
NRAO Astronomer Honored by American Astronomical Society
January 11, 2011 at 8:30 pm | News Release

Dr Scott Ransom, an astronomer at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, received the American Astronomical Society’s Helen B Warner Prize on January 11, at the society’s meeting in Seattle, Washington.

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