Most Recent Press Releases

thumb nrao17cb17aALMA sees young Milky Way-like galaxies in early universe. 

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:00
Published in 2017

Protostar Blazes Bright, Reshaping Its Stellar Nursery

thumb nrao17cb08bA protostar in the Cat's Paw Nebula is undergoing powerful growth spurt.

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 06:00
Published in 2017

Most Distant Object Ever Observed by ALMA

thumb nrao17cb10aA dusty galaxy seen about 13 billion light-years away.
Friday, 24 February 2017 10:00
Published in 2017

The Dawn of a New Era for Supernova 1987A

thumb nrao17cb14d30 years ago a star exploded... revisiting Supernova 1987A.
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.