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Axis of Universe Not Seen in Data, Astronomers Say
Axis of Universe Not Seen in Data, Astronomers Say
April 30, 1997 at 6:37 pm | News Release

A claim that the universe has a preferred direction is not supported by recent observational evidence, according to three astronomers who analyzed data from the Very Large Array radio telescope in New Mexico and the WM Keck Telescope in Hawaii.

Launch Will Create Radio Telescope Larger than Earth
Launch Will Create Radio Telescope Larger than Earth
February 3, 1997 at 7:34 pm | News Release

The launch of a Japanese satellite will help create the largest astronomical instrument ever built — a radio telescope more than two-and-a-half times the diameter of the Earth.

Microquasar Discoveries Win Prize for Astronomers
Microquasar Discoveries Win Prize for Astronomers
January 15, 1997 at 7:31 pm | Announcement

The discovery of microquasars within our own Milky Way Galaxy has won two astronomers a prize from the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society.

Mystery of Water Masers in NGC 1052
Mystery of Water Masers in NGC 1052
January 12, 1997 at 7:32 pm | News Release

New observations with the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array radio telescope have deepened the mystery surrounding water molecules in a galaxy 65 million light- years away.

On the Origin of Galactic Jets
On the Origin of Galactic Jets
January 9, 1997 at 7:29 pm | News Release

An extraordinary cosmic laboratory 21 million light-years away is providing radio astronomers their best opportunity yet to decipher the mysteries of the ultra-powerful engines at the hearts of many galaxies and quasars.

Upgrading the VLA
Upgrading the VLA
June 10, 1996 at 6:26 pm | Announcement

A VLA upgrade proposes an essentially new instrument, created from two existing instruments, with power and capability far exceeding that of either one alone.

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.

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