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thumb capakALMA detected ionized carbon in bevy of early galaxies.
thumb ic342fig1Astronomers making a detailed, multi-telescope study of a nearby galaxy have discovered a magnetic field coiled around the galaxy's main spiral arm.
thumb NGC1097wRadioALMA weighs black hole at the center of NGC 1097.
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:45
Published in 2015

VLA Reveals Bashful Black Hole in Neighboring Galaxy

thumb M32croppedThanks to the extraordinary sensitivity of the Karl G Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), astronomers have detected what they believe is the long-sought radio emission coming from a supermassive black hole at the center of one of our closest neighboring galaxies.
thumb alma sdp81ALMA's Long Baseline Campaign reveals hidden views of lensed galaxy SDP.81.
Friday, 08 May 2015 11:00
Published in 2015

NRAO and Mini-Circuits Forge New Partnership

thumb ReflectionlessFilterNRAO and Mini-Circuits entered into a licensing agreement to use NRAO-developed technology.
Thursday, 07 May 2015 11:00
Published in 2015

Proto Super Star Cluster

thumb KJohnsonCroppedALMA finds first example ever of globular cluster about to be born.
Friday, 01 May 2015 11:00
Published in 2015

Pulsar with Widest Orbit Ever Detected

thumb Pulsar-Wild-OrbitStudents using the GBT discover pulsar with amazingly wide orbit around neutron star.
thumb ACEAPNRAO and its ACEAP partners select 2015 education ambassadors.

thumb 3-panel-SupernovaAstronomers using the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA) have found a long-sought 'missing link' between supernova explosions that generate gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) and those that don't. The scientists found that a stellar explosion seen in 2012 has many characteristics expected of one that generates a powerful burst of gamma rays, yet no such burst occurred.
thumb ESO-SMBALMA reveals powerful magnetic field near black hole.
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 16:23
Published in 2015

2015 Jansky Lectureship Awarded to Caltech Professor

thumb Nick-ScovilleAssociated Universities, Inc. (AUI), and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have awarded the 2015 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship to Dr. Nick Z. Scoville of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 13:00
Published in 2015

Complex Organic Molecules Discovered in Infant Star System

thumb Oberg-CH3CN-diskUsing ALMA, astronomers for the first time have discovered complex organic molecules in a protoplanetary disk.
Juno thumbALMA images asteroid Juno on its journey through solar system.
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 09:00
Published in 2015

ALMA Sees Einstein Ring in Stunning Image of Lensed Galaxy

thumb SDP81 ALMA HSTAstronomers have observed a cosmic ring with the help of ALMA.

Thursday, 02 April 2015 14:00
Published in 2015

Astronomers Watch Unfolding Saga of Massive Star Formation

thumb Collimation1996A pair of images of a young star, made 18 years apart, has revealed a dramatic difference that is providing astronomers with a unique, 'real-time' look at how massive stars develop in the earliest stages of their formation.
thumb NANOgravGBT to join the hunt for gravity waves as NSF awards NANOGrav PFC.
thumb A2256Researchers using the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have produced the most detailed image yet of a fascinating region where clusters of hundreds of galaxies are colliding, creating a rich variety of mysterious phenomena visible only to radio telescopes.
Monday, 09 March 2015 15:00
Published in 2015

Image Release: Venus Revealed in Radio Light

thumb RadarVenusGBT partners with Arecibo to reveal the hidden surface of Venus.
thumb ALMA APEXALMA achieves 'first light' VLBI observation.