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Artist's Rendering of the Milky Way with insert showing image of neutral atomic Hydrogen
Clouds Dominate the Galactic Halo
January 7, 2003 at 4:34 pm | News Release

Using the exquisite sensitivity of the National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Telescope, astronomer Jay Lockman of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, has produced the best cross-section ever of the Milky Way Galaxy’s diffuse halo of hydrogen gas.

Grote Reber
Grote Reber, Radio Astronomy Pioneer, Dies
December 23, 2002 at 4:31 pm | Announcement

Grote Reber, one of the earliest pioneers of radio astronomy, died in Tasmania on December 20, just two days shy of his 91st birthday.

Artist's Rendering of the Milky Way with insert showing image of clouds of Hydrogen gas
Clouds Floating High Above Milky Way
October 18, 2002 at 3:29 pm | News Release

GREEN BANK, WV — New studies with the National Science Foundation’s Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT) have revealed a previously unknown population of discrete hydrogen clouds in the gaseous halo that surrounds the Milky Way Galaxy.

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Scientists Detect ‘Smoking Gun’ of Colliding Black Holes
August 1, 2002 at 3:20 pm | News Release

Images from the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array radio telescope have uncovered compelling evidence that supermassive black holes at the hearts of large galaxies collide when their host galaxies merge.

Socorro High School students
Socorro Students Translate NRAO Web Pages Into Spanish
July 15, 2002 at 3:18 pm | Announcement

Six Socorro High School students are spending their summer working at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory on a unique project that gives them experience in language translation, World Wide Web design, and technical communication.

Artist's conception of W43A
Aging Star is a Giant Water Fountain
June 19, 2002 at 3:09 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio telescope have found that an aging star is spewing narrow, rotating streams of water molecules into space, like a jerking garden hose that has escaped its owner’s grasp.

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