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The 12-meter telescope
Molecules in Comet Hyakutake Found
May 6, 1996 at 6:25 pm | News Release

Observations of Comet Hyakutake with the National Science Foundation’s millimeter-wave radio telescope in Arizona have revealed new information about our Solar System’s original material, including the first detection of the Carbonyl Sulfide  molecule in a comet.

12-meter telescope
Extrasolar Planet Hunt with Millimeter-wave Telescopes
January 17, 1996 at 7:22 pm | News Release

Do nearby stars have planetary systems like our own? How do such systems evolve? How common are such systems? Proposed radio observatories operating at millimeter wavelengths could start answering these questions within the next 6-10 years, according to scientists at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

The VLA
New Galaxies from Old?
January 16, 1996 at 7:12 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Very Large Array radio telescope have found some of the best evidence to date that small, new galaxies can form from material pulled out of older galaxies.

Five images of Supernova 1993J
Astronomers Make a Supernova Movie
November 30, 1995 at 7:11 pm | News Release

Astronomers using an international network of radio telescopes have produced a movie showing details of the expansion of debris from an exploding star.

Artwork of NASA's Galileo Spacecraft
VLA to Receive Galileo Spacecraft Data from Jupiter
November 16, 1995 at 7:09 pm | News Release

In a technical feat thought impossible when Galileo was launched in 1989, the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array will record the faint radio signal from the probe to help scientists measure the giant planet’s winds.

VLBA station
Black Hole in a Double Star System
June 8, 1995 at 5:52 pm | News Release

As scientists from the NRAO analyze a timelapse of powerful jets of material emerging from a double-star system 10,000 light-years away, new evidence from other research confirms that the source of the jets is a black hole.

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