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Friday, 22 April 2016 14:39
Published in 2016

2016 Jansky Lectureship Awarded to Columbia Professor

thumb JaquelineVanGorkomAssociated Universities, Inc, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory have awarded the 2016 Jansky Lectureship to Professor Jacqueline van Gorkom of Columbia University in New York City.
thumb BBA12015 Robert Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Thursday, 14 April 2016 10:00
Published in 2016

Dwarf Dark Galaxy Hidden in ALMA Gravitational Lens Image

thumb SDP81 PIALMA image hides signs of a dwarf dark galaxy.
thumb NANOGravNANOGrav provides insights into galaxy mergers.
Thursday, 31 March 2016 10:00
Published in 2016

Planet Formation in Earth-like Orbit around a Young Star

thumb THWALMA uncovers planet formation at 1 AU around young star.
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 12:19
Published in 2016

Earth-Space Telescope System Produces Hot Surprise

thumb rastronAstronomers using an orbiting radio telescope in conjunction with four ground-based radio telescopes have achieved the highest resolution, or ability to discern fine detail, of any astronomical observation ever made.
Thursday, 17 March 2016 08:00
Published in 2016

VLA Shows Earliest Stages of Planet Formation

thumb HLT CompNew images of a young star made with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) reveal what scientists think may be the very earliest stages in the formation of planets.
thumb frontier 2panelAstronomers have used some of the world's most powerful telescopes to learn new details about collisions between massive clusters of galaxies.
Saturday, 13 February 2016 08:00
Published in 2016

Planet Formation around Binary Star

thumb HD142527ALMA sees signs of planet formation around binary star.
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:10
Published in 2016

The Frigid Flying Saucer

thumb FlyingSaucerALMA finds unexpectedly cold grains in planet-forming disk
thumb SmithCloudSizeHigh velocity 'Smith Cloud' contains chemical fingerprint of the Milky Way.
thumb BLLacIllUsing an orbiting radio-astronomy satellite combined with 15 ground-based radio telescopes, astronomers have made the highest-resolution, or most-detailed, astronomical image yet.
thumb RPerleyNRAO astronomer awarded AAS Biesbroeck Prize.

thumb BrightGalaxyV5BDistant obscured quasar so chaotic that host galaxy is ripping itself apart.
thumb TobinSF AASA detailed study of young stars and their surroundings has produced dramatic new evidence about how multiple-star systems form and how the dusty disks that are the raw material for planets grow around young stars.
Monday, 21 December 2015 12:05
Published in 2015

Twisted Magnetic Fields Give New Insights on Star Formation

thumb MagFieldProtostarUsing new images that show unprecedented detail, scientists have found that material rotating around a very young protostar probably has dragged in and twisted magnetic fields from the larger area surrounding the star.
Thursday, 17 December 2015 16:40
Published in 2015

Asteroid Looks Even Better Second Time Around

thumb NYFARadar imagery of asteroid 1998 WT24 obtained by NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar and the GBT.

thumb artistALMA observations find compelling evidence of planets in formation.
thumb ACEAPApplications to become 2016 ACEAP ambassador are being accepted now.

Thursday, 03 December 2015 14:00
Published in 2015

VLA Yields New Insights on Solar Flares

thumb TerminationShockAstronomers have made a significant step toward confirming a proposed explanation for how solar flares accelerate charged particles to speeds nearly that of light.