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Possible triggered star formation in Orion.
Star’s Birth May Have Triggered Another Star Birth, Astronomers Say
June 20, 2017 at 12:39 pm | News Release

New evidence from the VLA suggests that a jet of material ejected by a young star may have triggered the formation of a second, younger star.

Radio-emitting mini-halo in Perseus Cluster
VLA Gives New Insight Into Galaxy Cluster’s Spectacular “Mini-Halo”
June 13, 2017 at 12:47 pm | News Release

New VLA images are helping astronomers understand the origin of a giant radio-emitting structure in a cluster of galaxies.

Artist's conception of two supermassive black holes in galaxy Cygnus A.
VLA Reveals New Object Near Supermassive Black Hole in Famous Galaxy
May 23, 2017 at 1:21 pm | News Release

Astronomers were surprised when the VLA revealed that a bright new object has appeared near the core of a famous galaxy. They think it’s a second supermassive black hole, indicating that the galaxy has merged with another in the past.

Multiwavelength image of the Crab Nebula.
IMAGE RELEASE: A New Look at the Crab Nebula
May 10, 2017 at 1:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers produced a dramatic new image of the famous Crab Nebula by combining data from five different telescopes spanning the breadth of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Artist impression of Fast Radio Burst
Precise Location, Distance Provide Breakthrough in Study of Fast Radio Bursts
January 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm | News Release

For the first time, astronomers have pinpointed the location in the sky of a Fast Radio Burst, allowing them to determine the distance and home galaxy of one of these mysterious pulses of radio waves.

Distant galaxies seen with VLA and HST
VLA, ALMA Team Up to Give First Look at Birthplaces of Most Current Stars
December 20, 2016 at 5:34 pm | News Release

Astronomers have gotten their first look at exactly where most of today’s stars were born.

Artist's conception of the Spiderweb.
Embryonic Cluster Galaxy Immersed in Giant Cloud of Cold Gas
December 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers studying a cluster of still-forming protogalaxies seen as they were more than 10 billion years ago have found that a giant galaxy in the center of the cluster is forming from a surprisingly-dense soup of molecular gas.

ALMA image of the L1448 IRS3B system
Young Stellar System Caught in Act of Forming Close Multiples
October 26, 2016 at 5:00 pm | News Release

For the first time, astronomers have seen a dusty disk of material around a young star fragmenting into a multiple-star system.

Magdalena visitors
Magdalena Teacher, Students Begin Exchange Visit to Chile
July 29, 2016 at 8:38 pm | Announcement

Two students and a teacher from Magdalena, New Mexico, have arrived in the Chilean town of San Pedro de Atacama as part of a Sister Cities program sponsored by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI).

NRAO Media Tip Sheet: July 2016
NRAO Media Tip Sheet: July 2016
July 1, 2016 at 11:30 am | Tip Sheet

VLA points to previously unknown galaxy cluster, GBT gets new vision, and ALMA uses double vision.

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