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NRAO Teams With NASA Gamma-Ray Satellite
NRAO Teams With NASA Gamma-Ray Satellite
June 5, 2007 at 6:42 pm | Announcement

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is teaming with NASA’s upcoming Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope to allow astronomers to use both the orbiting facility and ground-based radio telescopes to maximize their scientific payoff.

Star Cluster Holds Midweight Black Hole, VLA Indicates
Star Cluster Holds Midweight Black Hole, VLA Indicates
May 28, 2007 at 6:32 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array radio telescope have greatly strengthened the case that supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies may have formed through mergers of smaller black holes.

Missing Mass Found in Recycled Dwarf Galaxies
Missing Mass Found in Recycled Dwarf Galaxies
May 10, 2007 at 6:27 pm | News Release

Astronomers studying dwarf galaxies formed from the debris of a collision of larger galaxies found the dwarfs much more massive than expected, and think the additional material is missing mass that theorists said should not be present in this kind of dwarf galaxy.

Mercury’s Core Molten, Radar Study Shows
Mercury’s Core Molten, Radar Study Shows
May 3, 2007 at 6:24 pm | News Release

Scientists using a high-precision planetary radar technique for the first time have discovered that the innermost planet Mercury probably has a molten core, resolving a mystery of more than three decades.

Brown Dwarfs: A New Class of Stellar Lighthouse
Brown Dwarfs: A New Class of Stellar Lighthouse
April 17, 2007 at 6:16 pm | News Release

Brown dwarfs, thought just a few years ago to be incapable of emitting any significant amounts of radio waves, have been discovered putting out extremely bright lighthouse beams of radio waves, much like pulsars.

ALMA Achieves Major Milestone With Antenna-Link Success
ALMA Achieves Major Milestone With Antenna-Link Success
March 7, 2007 at 7:14 pm | Announcement

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, an international telescope project, reached a major milestone on March 2, when two ALMA prototype antennas were first linked together as an integrated system to observe an astronomical object.

Chilean Teachers Begin Exchange Program Visit in Magdalena
Chilean Teachers Begin Exchange Program Visit in Magdalena
January 25, 2007 at 7:11 pm | Announcement

Two teachers from the town of San Pedro de Atacama, in the northern desert of the South American nation of Chile, arrive in Magdalena, New Mexico, Sunday, January 28, for a two-week visit that is part of a Sister Cities program sponsored by Associated Universities, Inc, the nonprofit research corporation that operates the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

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