Subtle distortions hidden in ALMA’s stunning image of the gravitational lens SDP.81 are telltale signs that a dwarf dark galaxy is lurking in the halo of a much larger galaxy nearly 4 billion light-years away.
14-Apr-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Planet Formation in Earth-Like Orbit Around a Young Star: ALMA's Best Image Yet of a Protoplanetary Disk
New images from ALMA reveal never-before-seen details in the planet-forming disk around a nearby Sun-like star, including a tantalizing gap at the same distance from the star as the Earth is from the Sun.
31-Mar-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
1. GBT and VLBA Join Forces to Study Jet from a Black Hole; 2. Swirling Masers Measure Cosmic Distances and Expansion of the Universe; 3. NRAO Astronomer Elected Fellow of American Physical Society
25-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
The most luminous galaxy in the Universe – a so-called obscured quasar 12.4 billion light-years away – is so violently turbulent that it may eventually jettison its entire supply of star-forming gas, according to new observations with ALMA.
14-Jan-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Astronomers using ALMA have found the clearest evidence yet that giant planets have recently formed around four young stars.
15-Dec-2015 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
The highest-resolution radar images of asteroid 2015 TB145's safe flyby of Earth have been processed and yield new information about its surface features.
3-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Today the Governor of West Virginia Earl Ray Tomblin recognized the 50th Anniversary of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory’s 140-foot radio telescope. The governor’s proclamation was read at the NRAO in Green Bank as part of the 50th...
13-Oct-2015 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
1. Astronomers See Surprising Chemistry in Molecular Rings around Young Star: ALMA discovers spectacular pair of molecular rings around Sun-like star.
2. Innovative Sinuous Antenna Earns Patent for NRAO Engineers
23-Sep-2015 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
22-Feb-2016 1:00 PM EST