Most Recent Press Releases

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.
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.