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Youngest Stellar Explosion in Our Galaxy Discovered
Youngest Stellar Explosion in Our Galaxy Discovered
May 14, 2008 at 3:20 pm | News Release

Astronomers have found the remains of the youngest supernova, or exploded star, in our Galaxy.

Distinguished Astronomer Awarded Jansky Lectureship
Distinguished Astronomer Awarded Jansky Lectureship
May 7, 2008 at 3:16 pm | Announcement

Associated Universities, Inc, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory have awarded the 2008 Karl G Jansky Lectureship to Dr Arthur M Wolfe of the University of California, San Diego.

Radio Telescope Reveals Secrets of Massive Black Hole
Radio Telescope Reveals Secrets of Massive Black Hole
April 23, 2008 at 3:00 pm | News Release

At the cores of many galaxies, supermassive black holes expel powerful jets of particles at nearly the speed of light.

Very Large Array Retooling for 21st-Century Science
Very Large Array Retooling for 21st-Century Science
February 18, 2008 at 3:07 pm | Announcement

An international project to make the world’s most productive ground-based telescope 10 times more capable has reached its halfway mark and is on schedule to provide astronomers with an extremely powerful new tool for exploring the Universe.

World-Wide Effort Bringing ALMA Telescope Into Reality
World-Wide Effort Bringing ALMA Telescope Into Reality
February 15, 2008 at 2:57 pm | Announcement

In the thin, dry air of northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, at an altitude of 16,500 feet, an amazing new telescope system is taking shape, on schedule to provide the world’s astronomers with unprecedented views of the origins of stars, galaxies, and planets.

Massive Gas Cloud Speeding Toward Collision With Milky Way
Massive Gas Cloud Speeding Toward Collision With Milky Way
January 11, 2008 at 2:52 pm | News Release

A giant cloud of hydrogen gas is speeding toward a collision with our Milky Way Galaxy, and when it hits — in less than 40 million years — it may set off a spectacular burst of stellar fireworks.

New Hydrogen Clouds in M81 Cluster
New Hydrogen Clouds in M81 Cluster
January 10, 2008 at 9:28 pm | News Release

A composite radio-optical image shows five new clouds of hydrogen gas discovered using the National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Telescope.

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