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NRAO Astronomer Wins Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship
NRAO Astronomer Wins Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship
April 15, 2010 at 6:43 pm | Announcement

Dr Dale Frail, an astronomer at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Socorro, New Mexico, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, according to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Astronomers Find Rare Beast by New Means
Astronomers Find Rare Beast by New Means
January 27, 2010 at 7:37 pm | News Release

For the first time, astronomers have found a supernova explosion with properties similar to a gamma-ray burst, but without seeing any gamma rays from it.

West Virginia Student Discovers New Pulsar
West Virginia Student Discovers New Pulsar
January 19, 2010 at 7:34 pm | News Release

A West Virginia high-school student has discovered a new pulsar, using data from the giant Green Bank Telescope.

Giant Magnetic Loop Sweeps Between Stellar Pair
Giant Magnetic Loop Sweeps Between Stellar Pair
January 13, 2010 at 7:33 pm | News Release

Astronomers have found a giant magnetic loop stretched outward from one of the stars making up the famous double-star system Algol. The scientists used an international collection of radio telescopes to discover the feature, which may help explain details of previous observations of the stellar system.

Astronomers Get New Tools for Gravitational-Wave Detection
Astronomers Get New Tools for Gravitational-Wave Detection
January 5, 2010 at 7:24 pm | News Release

Teamwork between gamma-ray and radio astronomers has produced a breakthrough in finding natural cosmic tools needed to make the first direct detections of the long-elusive gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein nearly a century ago.

Giant Intergalactic Gas Stream Longer than Thought
Giant Intergalactic Gas Stream Longer than Thought
January 4, 2010 at 7:23 pm | News Release

A giant stream of gas flowing from neighbor galaxies around our own Milky Way is much longer and older than previously thought, astronomers have discovered.

ALMA Test Sharpens the Vision of New Observatory
ALMA Test Sharpens the Vision of New Observatory
January 4, 2010 at 7:18 pm | Announcement

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array has passed a key milestone crucial to producing the high-quality images that will be the trademark of this revolutionary new tool for astronomy.

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