Most Recent Press Releases

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:00
Published in 2017

Black-Hole-Powered Jets Forge Fuel for Star Formation

thumb nrao17cb01aPowerful radio jets enable cold gas to form in heart of the Phoenix Cluster.
thumb nrao17cb06aSeven dwarf galaxy groups poised to merge into larger galaxies. 
thumb ACEAPApplications for ACEAP 2017 due Feb. 19.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 09:00
Published in 2017

Image Release: ALMA Reveals Sun in New Light

thumb nrao16cb20dALMA turns its amazing vision to our Sun.
thumb nrao16df03For the first time, astronomers have pinpointed the location in the sky of a Fast Radio Burst, allowing them to determine the distance and home galaxy of one of these mysterious pulses of radio waves.
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 08:49
Published in 2016

First Light for ALMA's Band 5

thumb nrao16cb27aALMA achieves "first light" with Band 5
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 14:00
Published in 2016

Milky-Way-Like Galaxies Seen in their Awkward Adolescent Years

thumb nrao16cb23aALMA sees progenitors of Milky-Way-Like Galaxies
thumb nrao16df04aAstronomers have gotten their first look at exactly where most of today's stars were born.
thumb nrao16cb25aNew ALMA observation uncover compelling evidence that two planets orbit young star.
Thursday, 01 December 2016 14:00
Published in 2016

Embryonic Cluster Galaxy Immersed in Giant Cloud of Cold Gas

thumb nrao16df05aAstronomers studying a cluster of still-forming protogalaxies seen as they were more than 10 billion years ago have found that a giant galaxy in the center of the cluster is forming from a surprisingly-dense soup of molecular gas.
thumb nrao16cb21aGlancing collision produces galactic "eyelids."
thumb nrao16df02aAstronomers using the super-sharp radio vision of the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) have found the shredded remains of a galaxy that passed through a larger galaxy, leaving only the smaller galaxy's nearly-naked supermassive black hole to emerge and speed away at more than 2,000 miles per second.
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 13:00
Published in 2016

Young Stellar System Caught in Act of Forming Close Multiples

thumb nrao16cb18cFor the first time, astronomers have seen a dusty disk of material around a young star fragmenting into a multiple-star system.
Thursday, 29 September 2016 14:00
Published in 2016

Image Release: Spiral Arms Embrace Young Star

thumb nrao16cb04aDensity waves produce spiral arms around young star
Thursday, 22 September 2016 14:00
Published in 2016

ALMA Explores the Hubble Ultra Deep Field

thumb nrao16cb09aALMA uncovers hidden details in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 06:00
Published in 2016

Galactic Fireworks Illuminate Monster Hydrogen Blob

thumb nrao16cb11aA rare, glowing blob of gas powered by pair of star-bursting galaxies.

Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:00
Published in 2016

Black Hole Hidden Within Its Own Exhaust

thumb nrao16cb10aBlack hole is cloaked behind wall of its own exhaust
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 09:00
Published in 2016

HERA, the ‘Cosmic Dawn’ Telescope, Receives Major NSF Support

thumb nrao16cb08aNSF funding will expand HERA, the 'Cosmic Dawn' telescope
Thursday, 25 August 2016 10:00
Published in 2016

ALMA Finds Unexpected Trove of Gas Around Larger Stars

thumb nrao16cb05cALMA finds gas-rich disks in unexpected places.
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 13:00
Published in 2016

Stellar Outburst Brings Water Snowline into View

thumb nrao16cb03bYoung star's outburst provides first-ever view of a water snowline.