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Radio and Optical images of the Great Red Spot
VLA Reveals New Information on Workings of Jupiter’s Atmosphere
June 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm | News Release

Observations with the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array (VLA) have given scientists an unprecedented look into the atmosphere of Jupiter, revealing that features seen in visible light at the planet’s cloud surfaces have effects tens of kilometers downward.

Radio-optical image of the galaxy J100054
New Observational Distance Record Promises Important Tool for Studying Galaxies
June 2, 2016 at 12:00 am | News Release

Astronomers have used new capabilities of the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) to open a whole new realm of research into how galaxies evolve and interact with their surroundings over cosmic time.

Russian satellite Spektr-R
Earth-Space Telescope System Produces Hot Surprise
March 29, 2016 at 4:19 pm | News Release

Astronomers using an orbiting radio telescope in conjunction with four ground-based radio telescopes have achieved the highest resolution, or ability to discern fine detail, of any astronomical observation ever made.

Combined ALMA/VLA image of HL Tau.
VLA Shows Earliest Stages of Planet Formation
March 17, 2016 at 12:00 pm | News Release

New images of a young star made with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) reveal what scientists think may be the very earliest stages in the formation of planets.

MACS J0717 and MACS J0416
Image Release: Powerful Telescopes Combine to Push Frontier on Galaxy Clusters
March 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers have used some of the world’s most powerful telescopes to learn new details about collisions between massive clusters of galaxies.

Artist's conception of star formation
VLA Reveals Dramatic New Evidence About Star and Planet Formation
January 5, 2016 at 7:15 pm | News Release

A detailed study of young stars and their surroundings has produced dramatic new evidence about how multiple-star systems form and how the dusty disks that are the raw material for planets grow around young stars.

Artist's conception of magnetic field lines twisting into a dusty protoplanetary disk around a young star.
Twisted Magnetic Fields Give New Insights on Star Formation
December 21, 2015 at 5:05 pm | News Release

Using new images that show unprecedented detail, scientists have found that material rotating around a very young protostar probably has dragged in and twisted magnetic fields from the larger area surrounding the star.

Graphic illustrating particle acceleration in a solar flare
VLA Yields New Insights on Solar Flares
December 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm | News Release

Astronomers have made a significant step toward confirming a proposed explanation for how solar flares accelerate charged particles to speeds nearly that of light.

Composite image of an edge-on spiral galaxy, NGC 5775
VLA Reveals Spectacular “Halos” of Spiral Galaxies
October 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm | News Release

A study of spiral galaxies seen edge-on has revealed that “halos” of cosmic rays and magnetic fields above and below the galaxies’ disks are much more common than previously thought.

J0702+5002 and J1043+3131
Pairs of Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxies May Be Rarer Than Previously Thought
September 21, 2015 at 4:24 pm | News Release

There may be fewer pairs of supermassive black holes orbiting each other at the cores of giant galaxies than previously thought.

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