New radio images from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) show for the first time the direct effect of volcanic activity on the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Io.
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Winners in NRAO's VLA 40th Anniversary Image Contest are from around the world, and their works illustrate a fascinating variety of celestial objects. Entries combined observational data from the VLA with data from optical, infrared, and X-ray...
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The Very Large Array (VLA) turns 40 years old on October 10, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory is hosting a day-long virtual celebration that day.
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The NRAO has joined a new NASA space mission to the far side of the Moon to investigate when the first stars began to form in the early universe.
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Using the VLBA, astronomers have made the first direct geometric measurement of the distance to a magnetar. This precision measurement could help determine if such objects are responsible for generating the mysterious Fast Radio Bursts.
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VLBA image shows details of a young jet emitted from the core of an active galaxy, revealing that the jet activity stopped, then restarted only a decade ago.
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Fifty years ago, astronomers discovered carbon monoxide in space. It allowed us to see dark regions of the universe, and helped us understand it more clearly.
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