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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

HH 46/47
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.

140ft Telescope
NRAO Telescope Reborn as Earth-based Antenna for RadioAstron Satellite
August 15, 2013 at 8:35 pm | News Release

The trailblazing 43 Meter Telescope NRAO in Green Bank, West Virginia, has been given new life as one of only two Earth stations for the Russian-made RadioAstron satellite, the cornerstone of astronomy’s highest-resolution telescope.

Illustration of a pulsar inside the magnetic field around a black hole.
Newly Found Pulsar Helps Astronomers Explore Milky Way’s Mysterious Core
August 14, 2013 at 4:00 am | News Release

Astronomers have made an important measurement of the magnetic field emanating from a swirling disk of material surrounding the black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy.

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