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VLBA Movies Reveal New Details of Cosmic Jets
VLBA Movies Reveal New Details of Cosmic Jets
January 8, 2008 at 9:06 pm | News Release

Astronomers have known for decades that supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies can shoot out jets of subatomic particles at tremendous speeds.

New View of Distant Galaxy Reveals Furious Star Formation
New View of Distant Galaxy Reveals Furious Star Formation
December 18, 2007 at 9:00 pm | News Release

A furious rate of star formation discovered in a distant galaxy shows that galaxies in the early Universe developed either much faster or in a different way from what astronomers have thought.

International Agreement Will Advance Radio Astronomy
International Agreement Will Advance Radio Astronomy
December 7, 2007 at 8:41 pm | Announcement

Two of the world’s leading astronomical institutions have formalized an agreement to cooperate on joint efforts for the technical and scientific advancement of radio astronomy.

VLBA Changes Picture of Famous Star-Forming Region
VLBA Changes Picture of Famous Star-Forming Region
October 8, 2007 at 7:36 pm | News Release

Using the supersharp radio vision of the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array, astronomers have made the most precise measurement ever of the distance to a famous star-forming region.

Powerful Radio Burst Indicates New Astronomical Phenomenon
Powerful Radio Burst Indicates New Astronomical Phenomenon
September 27, 2007 at 7:31 pm | News Release

Astronomers studying archival data from an Australian radio telescope have discovered a powerful, short-lived burst of radio waves that they say indicates an entirely new type of astronomical phenomenon.

High-School Teams Joining Massive Pulsar Search
High-School Teams Joining Massive Pulsar Search
September 26, 2007 at 7:22 pm | News Release

High school students and teachers will join astronomers on the cutting edge of science under a program to be operated by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and West Virginia University, and funded by the National Science Foundation.

Astronomers Find Enormous Hole in the Universe
Astronomers Find Enormous Hole in the Universe
August 23, 2007 at 7:17 pm | News Release

Astronomers have found an enormous hole in the Universe, nearly a billion light-years across, empty of both normal matter such as stars, galaxies, and gas, and the mysterious, unseen dark matter.

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