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International Collaboration Expands NRAO’s NINE Program with New Hub
February 15, 2018 at 4:40 pm | Announcement

NRAO’s National and International Non-Traditional Exchange (NINE) Program has collaborated with the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) to launch a pilot initiative titled Multi-wavelength Astronomy Public Participation Program (MAPPP).

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NRAO Contracts for Specialized Integrated Circuit for New Radio Telescope
February 15, 2018 at 4:26 pm | Announcement

Using new funding from the National Science Foundation, NRAO has contracted with a firm to design and build an integrated circuit that implements an NRAO-developed technique to greatly improve the efficiency of data transmission for a next-generation radio telescope.

Image illustrating the detection of molecules found by ALMA in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Stellar Embryos in Nearby Dwarf Galaxy Contain Surprisingly Complex Organic Molecules
January 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers using ALMA have conclusively detected the largest, most complex molecules ever observed outside the Milky Way.

The Atacama Millimeter/submillimeter Array
ALMA Board Approves Development of New Spectrometer for Morita Array
January 19, 2018 at 10:05 am | Announcement

The ALMA Board approved the development of a new spectrometer for the Morita Array designed and developed by Japan for the ALMA telescope.

Taurus Molecular Cloud with benzonitrile model
GBT Detection Unlocks Exploration of ‘Aromatic’ Interstellar Chemistry
January 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the GBT have made the first definitive interstellar detection of benzonitrile, an intriguing organic molecule.

ALMA images of rotating galaxies on a background from the Hubble Space Telescope
Astronomers Detect Whirlpool Movement in Early Galaxies
January 10, 2018 at 2:15 pm | Announcement

Astronomers have looked back to a time soon after the Big Bang, and have discovered swirling gas in some of the earliest galaxies to have formed in the Universe. These ‘newborns’ – observed as they appeared nearly 13 billion years ago – spun like a whirlpool, similar to our own Milky Way.

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