NRAO astronomer Paul B. Demorest has been selected to give the Fred Kavli Plenary Lecture at the 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society, to be held virtually, on 11 January 2021.
To help celebrate the VLA’s 40th anniversary, the National Radio Astronomy is conducting an image contest, and offering cash prizes for visually compelling works that incorporate radio observational data from the VLA.
Thankful Cromartie, a NRAO Grote Reber doctoral fellow at the University of Virginia’s Department of Astronomy, has received an Einstein Fellowship under the prestigious NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP).
In order to reduce the risk of possible exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), all group tours of the VLA are cancelled. Visitors will be able to access the visitor center, the outdoor walking tour, and the gift shop.
Raytheon Company, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Green Bank Observatory entered a cooperative research and development agreement.
Kazunori Akiyama, a Jansky Fellow of NRAO at MIT Haystack Observatory, has received the 2020 Young Astronomer Award from the Astronomical Society of Japan for his contributions to the first-ever images of a black hole.
NRAO scientists are among the first American Astronomical Society members to receive the new honor of designation as “Fellows of the AAS.”
NRAO and the SETI Institute will develop a new system to provide VLA data to an advanced signal processor that will seek to detect signs of extraterrestrial technologies.
NRAO servo technical specialist Bruce Mues is honored as Technician of the Year by international association.
The NRAO has awarded three contracts for the conceptual design of the 18m antenna for the next-generation Very Large Array (ngVLA).