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Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope
AUI and WVU Sign $1 Million Agreement with NRAO
August 23, 2013 at 5:43 pm | Announcement

AUI and NRAO signed agreement with WVU to Use GBT

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Starbirth Surprisingly Energetic
August 20, 2013 at 8:46 pm | News Release

While observing a newborn star, astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope discovered twin jets of matter blasting out into space at record-breaking speed.

140ft Telescope
NRAO Telescope Reborn as Earth-based Antenna for RadioAstron Satellite
August 15, 2013 at 8:35 pm | News Release

The trailblazing 43 Meter Telescope NRAO in Green Bank, West Virginia, has been given new life as one of only two Earth stations for the Russian-made RadioAstron satellite, the cornerstone of astronomy’s highest-resolution telescope.

Artist's conception of supermassive black hole and pulsar system
Newly Found Pulsar Helps Astronomers Explore Milky Way’s Mysterious Core
August 14, 2013 at 4:00 am | News Release

Astronomers have made an important measurement of the magnetic field emanating from a swirling disk of material surrounding the black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy.

CO in NGC 253
Starburst to Star Bust
July 24, 2013 at 8:03 pm | News Release

The cosmic fireworks that characterize a starburst galaxy can abruptly fizzle out after only a relatively brief period of star formation, and astronomers want to know why.

Artist concept of snow line in TW Hydrae
Snow Falling Around Infant Solar System
July 18, 2013 at 7:42 pm | News Release

The sight of a snowfall can thrill children, but the first-ever snow line seen around a distant star gives astronomers an even greater thrill because of what it reveals about the formation of planets and our Solar System’s history.

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