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Cocoon model of neutron-star merger aftermath
Radio Observations Point to Likely Explanation for Neutron-Star Merger Phenomena
December 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm | News Release

VLA observations have pointed to the most likely explanation for the phenomena that followed the violent collision of a pair of neutron stars in a galaxy 130 million light-years from Earth.

Massive Primordial Galaxies Found Swimming in Vast Ocean of Dark Matter
December 6, 2017 at 10:22 am | News Release

New ALMA observations push back the epoch of massive-galaxy formation even further by identifying two giant galaxies seen when the universe was only 780 million years old, or about 5 percent its current age.

Double-lobe feature produced by jets from one of the newly forming stars.
ALMA Discovers Infant Stars Surprisingly Near Galaxy’s Supermassive Black Hole
November 28, 2017 at 11:00 am | News Release

ALMA discovers remarkably early signs of low-mass star formation near the supermassive black hole at the center the Milky Way.

Book Cover
New Book Highlights Early Radio Astronomy Pioneers
November 21, 2017 at 11:12 am | Announcement

New book tells the stories of four radio-astronomy pioneers who paved the way for today’s advanced observatories and also for some technologies that transformed our daily lives.

Dr. Ir. Omid Noroozian
NRAO Scientist/Engineer Noroozian Honored with NASA Roman Technology Fellowship in Astrophysics
November 13, 2017 at 2:46 pm | Announcement

Dr. Ir. Omid Noroozian, an associate scientist and senior research engineer with NRAO’s Central Development Laboratory, was honored with NASA’s prestigious Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowship in Astrophysics. 

ADFS-27 galaxy pair
Duo of Titanic Galaxies Captured in Extreme Starbursting Merger
November 13, 2017 at 11:00 am | News Release

Astronomers using ALMA have discovered two rarely seen, distant galaxies spiraling in toward each other.

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