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Astronomers Get Rare Peek at Early Stage of Star Formation
March 14, 2012 at 2:02 pm | News Release

Using radio and infrared telescopes, astronomers have obtained a first tantalizing look at a crucial early stage in star formation.

Anthony J. Beasley
Anthony Beasley Appointed Director of NRAO
February 24, 2012 at 2:55 pm | Announcement

Anthony J Beasley has been appointed as the next Director of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, according to Ethan J Schreier, President of Associated Universities, Inc.

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Pulsars: The Universe’s Gift to Physics
February 19, 2012 at 2:52 pm | News Release

Pulsars, superdense neutron stars, are perhaps the most extraordinary physics laboratories in the Universe.

Artist's Conception of Dusty Disk Around Young Star TW Hydrae
From Earth’s Water to Cosmic Dawn: New Tools Unveiling Astronomical Mysteries
February 17, 2012 at 2:40 pm | News Release

Two new and powerful research tools are helping astronomers gain key insights needed to transform our understanding of important processes across the breadth of astrophysics.

An artist's concept of an active supermassive black hole and its jet, with outflow of star-forming gases.
ALMA Early Science Result Reveals Starving Galaxies
January 11, 2012 at 2:36 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the partially completed ALMA observatory have found compelling evidence for how star-forming galaxies evolve into ‘red and dead’ elliptical galaxies, catching a large group of galaxies right in the middle of this change.

Karl G. Jansky
Iconic Telescope Renamed to Honor Founder of Radio Astronomy
January 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm | News Release

The world’s most famous radio telescope will become the Karl G Jansky Very Large Array to honor the founder of radio astronomy, the study of the Universe via radio waves naturally emitted by objects in space.

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