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Largest Telescope Array in North America Under Development by NRAO With Support from UNM
Largest Telescope Array in North America Under Development by NRAO With Support from UNM
September 11, 2023 at 11:20 am | News Release

Through this partnership, NRAO and UNM will explore the potential of establishing the UNM College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Physics & Astronomy as a host site for the ngVLA Data Processing and Science Operations Center.

VLBA Marks 30 Years Pushing the Bounds of Science
VLBA Marks 30 Years Pushing the Bounds of Science
August 28, 2023 at 12:37 pm | News Release

On August 20, 2023, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) marked 30 years since the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) had its inauguration ceremony in the high desert of New Mexico.

VLA Finds Megastorms on Saturn Disrupt Gas Giant’s Deep Atmosphere in Surprising Ways
VLA Finds Megastorms on Saturn Disrupt Gas Giant’s Deep Atmosphere in Surprising Ways
August 11, 2023 at 10:00 am | Tip Sheet

A study of rare megastorms on Saturn using data from the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array has revealed disruptions in the distribution of ammonia gas in the planet’s deep atmosphere. The findings raise questions about just how different gas giants can be from each other, and challenge scientists’ understanding of how megastorms may form on planets other than Earth.

Jesse Alexander WB2IFS, Ham Radio and the EMS Project Lead, and three learners from the Wave 1 cohort at the HamSCI.org citizen science conference
NRAO First Wave Completed 20 Weeks of Amateur Radio Learning Program for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ Learners
August 7, 2023 at 5:31 pm | Announcement

Following a grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC), the National Science Foundation‘s (NSF’s) National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) launched a two-year project to engage BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ learners in learning about the electromagnetic spectrum and discovering the excitement of ham radio. The project, Exploring the Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) with Amateur Radio, offered its first learner-facing training in January 2023.

AUI and the NRAO Announce the Recipients of the 2023 AUI Board of Trustees NAC Bridge Scholarship Award
AUI and the NRAO Announce the Recipients of the 2023 AUI Board of Trustees NAC Bridge Scholarship Award
July 5, 2023 at 4:34 pm | News Release

AUI and NRAO have announced the recipients of the 2023 AUI Board of Trustees NAC Bridge Scholarship Award, which recognizes the academic accomplishments of National Astronomy Consortium (NAC) alums and assists them in the transition from undergraduate to graduate programs.

Baseline 16 — Fast Radio Bursts: Bursting with Mysteries
Baseline 16 — Fast Radio Bursts: Bursting with Mysteries
July 3, 2023 at 8:09 am | News Feature

Fast radio bursts are powerful flashes of light that shine for only milliseconds. Join our host Summer Ash of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory as she talks about how astronomers study these mysterious bursts, and what might be causing them.

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