Most Recent Press Releases

Thursday, 16 June 2016 14:00
Published in 2016

ALMA Observes Most Distant Oxygen Ever

thumb FOillALMA detects most distant oxygen ever.
thumb B2mScientists applaud discovery of "handed" molecules in interstellar space.
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:00
Published in 2016

Black Hole Deluged by Cold Intergalactic 'Rain'

thumb CloudsFirstFrameCosmic weather report shows "rain" of giant gas clouds onto supermassive black hole.
thumb grs color VLA HST bareObservations with the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA) have given scientists an unprecedented look into the atmosphere of Jupiter, revealing that features seen in visible light at the planet's cloud surfaces have effects tens of kilometers downward.
thumb VLA HSTAstronomers have used new capabilities of the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) to open a whole new realm of research into how galaxies evolve and interact with their surroundings over cosmic time.
thumb ACEAPACEAP ambassadors prepare for Chilean excursion.

Thursday, 05 May 2016 11:00
Published in 2016

ALMA Measures Mass of Black Hole with Extreme Precision

thumb ngc1332poster nolabelALMA measures mass of black hole with extreme precision.
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.