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Fomalhaut dust ring
ALMA Reveals Workings of Nearby Planetary System
April 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | News Release

A new observatory still under construction has given astronomers a major breakthrough in understanding a nearby planetary system that can provide valuable clues about how such systems form and evolve.

Famous Radio Telescope Officially Gets New Name
Famous Radio Telescope Officially Gets New Name
March 31, 2012 at 3:15 pm | Announcement

Astronomers and officials from around the globe gathered on the high desert of New Mexico Saturday to officially bestow a new name on the world’s most famous radio telescope and to mark its transformation into a new and vastly more powerful tool for science.

Infographic for star formation
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.

Graphic of Pulsar
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.

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