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Molecules in Comet Hyakutake Found
Molecules in Comet Hyakutake Found
May 6, 1996 at 6:25 pm | News Release

Observations of Comet Hyakutake with the National Science Foundation’s millimeter-wave radio telescope in Arizona have revealed new information about our Solar System’s original material, including the first detection of the Carbonyl Sulfide  molecule in a comet.

Extrasolar Planet Hunt with Millimeter-wave Telescopes
Extrasolar Planet Hunt with Millimeter-wave Telescopes
January 17, 1996 at 7:22 pm | News Release

Do nearby stars have planetary systems like our own? How do such systems evolve? How common are such systems? Proposed radio observatories operating at millimeter wavelengths could start answering these questions within the next 6-10 years, according to scientists at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

New Galaxies from Old?
New Galaxies from Old?
January 16, 1996 at 7:12 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Very Large Array radio telescope have found some of the best evidence to date that small, new galaxies can form from material pulled out of older galaxies.

Astronomers Make a Supernova Movie
Astronomers Make a Supernova Movie
November 30, 1995 at 7:11 pm | News Release

Astronomers using an international network of radio telescopes have produced a movie showing details of the expansion of debris from an exploding star.

VLA to Receive Galileo Spacecraft Data from Jupiter
VLA to Receive Galileo Spacecraft Data from Jupiter
November 16, 1995 at 7:09 pm | News Release

In a technical feat thought impossible when Galileo was launched in 1989, the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array will record the faint radio signal from the probe to help scientists measure the giant planet’s winds.

Black Hole in a Double Star System
Black Hole in a Double Star System
June 8, 1995 at 5:52 pm | News Release

As scientists from the NRAO analyze a timelapse of powerful jets of material emerging from a double-star system 10,000 light-years away, new evidence from other research confirms that the source of the jets is a black hole.

VLBA Tracks Ejected Material From Mysterious X-Ray Nova
VLBA Tracks Ejected Material From Mysterious X-Ray Nova
January 12, 1995 at 6:47 pm | News Release

Images made with the Very Long Baseline Array radio telescope show the mysterious X-ray nova in Scorpius as it ejected blobs of material at tremendous speeds over the period from August 18 to September 22, 1994.

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