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Mar 25, 2019

Aerial Shot of the Long Wavelength Array

Looking down on the 256 white, tent-shaped antennas of the Long Wavelength Array (LWA). Like the Very Large Array,...

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Mar 11, 2019

ngVLA Artist Impressions: Time Domain, Cosmology, Physics Sketches

In June of 2017, NRAO invited four artists to a conference at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology...

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Mar 4, 2019

The Backs of the VLA Dishes

The Very Large Array antennas dip in formation to observe a target in the southwest sky. Radio telescopes can...

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Karl Jansky and his map of the Milky Way
Feb 18, 2019

Karl Jansky with his Milky Way Map

Karl Guthe Jansky joined the staff of the Bell Telephone Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey in 1928. While hunting...

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Feb 11, 2019

A Dish as White as Snow

The paint on the Green Bank Telescope (GBT) is a special blend that reflects sunlight, gives off heat to...

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VLA antenna
Jan 21, 2019

Beyond The Visible: The Story of the Very Large Array

This 24-minute production explores the synergies of technology and human curiosity that power the world's most productive radio telescope.

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