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Oct 22, 2018

VLBI Network of Telescopes Bring Astronomers Closer to Understanding Dark Matter

Gravitational lensing allows astronomers to observe incredibly distant radio sources that cannot be directly detected. By observing how the...

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ALMA image of MWC 758
Sep 17, 2018

Spiral Arms and Dusty Clumps Seen in ‘Rare Breed’ of Protoplanetary Disk

Recent ALMA observations have reshaped our understanding of protoplanetary disks, the planet-forming regions around young stars. A striking new...

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ALMA image of the protoplanetary disk surrounding the young star HD 163296
Sep 10, 2018

ALMA Finds Compelling Evidence for Pair of Infant Planets around Young Star

ALMA image of the protoplanetary disk surrounding the young star HD 163296 as seen in dust. New observations suggested...

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Cassiopeia A
Sep 3, 2018

Cassiopeia A

Cassiopeia A is the remnant of a supernova explosion that appeared in our sky over 300 years ago in...

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85-foot Tatel Telescope
Aug 27, 2018

Gazing Upon Our First Telescope

The newly assembled 85-foot Howard E. Tatel telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia was the first radio telescope of...

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OMC-1
Aug 20, 2018

ALMA and the OMC-1

This animation shows the motions of the gas streamers emanating from the OMC-1 star-forming region in Orion as seen...

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