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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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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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Milky Way Galaxy
Aug 13, 2018

Across the Milky Way (teal version)

A radio and infrared wave panorama of a section of the Milky Way in the constellations of Scutum and...

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7-meter ALMA antennas
Jul 30, 2018

A Quartet of 7-meter Antennas

Four 7-meter Japanese ALMA telescopes are being readied for final testing and acceptance by ALMA at the Operations Support...

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