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Artist's impression of Voyager 1's position on the sky when observed by the Very Long Baseline Array
Voyager 1 Spotted from Earth with VLBA and GBT Telescopes
September 12, 2013 at 9:10 pm | News Release

Earlier this year, the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array telescope turned its gaze to NASA’s famed Voyager 1 and captured an image of this iconic spacecraft’s faint radio signal.

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Powerful Jets Blowing Material Out of Galaxy
September 5, 2013 at 9:04 pm | News Release

Astronomers using a worldwide network of radio telescopes have found strong evidence that a powerful jet of material propelled to nearly light speed by a galaxy’s central black hole is blowing massive amounts of gas out of the galaxy.

Planetary Nebula NGC 6302
ALMA Opens Another Window on the Universe with Band 8 Receivers
September 2, 2013 at 8:57 pm | News Release

ALMA has opened another window on the Universe as astronomers successfully used the new Band 8 receivers to observe the distribution of atomic carbon in a planetary nebula dubbed NGC 6302.

Graphic showing how radio waves are bent
Gas Cloud Causes Multiple Images of Distant Quasar
August 28, 2013 at 8:52 pm | News Release

For the first time, astronomers have seen the image of a distant quasar split into multiple images by the effects of a cloud of ionized gas in our own Milky Way Galaxy.

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.

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