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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.

ALMA Eyes Icy Ring around Young Planetary System
ALMA Eyes Icy Ring around Young Planetary System
May 18, 2017 at 11:00 am | News Release

ALMA has made the first complete millimeter-wavelength image of the ring of dusty debris surrounding the young star Fomalhaut.

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.

Illustration of a dwarf planet with stars and the Sun in the background.
ALMA Investigates ‘DeeDee,’ a Distant, Dim Member of Our Solar System
April 12, 2017 at 11:00 am | News Release

Far beyond Pluto is a recently discovered cold, icy body that astronomers call “DeeDee.” New ALMA observations reveal that it has “the right stuff” to be considered a dwarf planet.

Image Release: ALMA Captures Explosive Star Birth
Image Release: ALMA Captures Explosive Star Birth
April 7, 2017 at 9:00 am | News Release

Star birth can be a violent and explosive event, as dramatically illustrated in new ALMA images.

Milky Way-like Galaxies in Early Universe Embedded in ‘Super Halos’
Milky Way-like Galaxies in Early Universe Embedded in ‘Super Halos’
March 23, 2017 at 2:00 pm | News Release

ALMA sees young Milky Way-like galaxies in the early universe.

Protostar Blazes Bright, Reshaping Its Stellar Nursery
Protostar Blazes Bright, Reshaping Its Stellar Nursery
March 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm | News Release

A protostar in the Cat’s Paw Nebula is undergoing a powerful growth spurt.

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