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VLBA Finds Planet Orbiting Small, Cool Star

Precision measurements made with the VLBA have revealed that a small, cool star 35 light-years from Earth is orbited by a Saturn-sized planet once every 221 days.
4-Aug-2020 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ALMA Captures Stirred-Up Planet Factory


3-Aug-2020 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ALMA Finds Possible Sign of Neutron Star in Supernova 1987A

Based on ALMA observations and a theoretical follow-up study, scientists suggest that a neutron star might be hiding deep inside the remains of Supernova 1987A.
30-Jul-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Image Release: Magnetic Field of a Spiral Galaxy

A new image from the VLA dramatically reveals the extended magnetic field of a spiral galaxy seen edge-on from Earth.
21-Jul-2020 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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2020 Jansky Lectureship Awarded to Cornell University Professor Martha P. Haynes

AUI and the NRAO have awarded the 2020 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship to Dr. Martha P. Haynes, Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University.
6-Jul-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stellar Fireworks Celebrate Birth of Giant Cluster

Astronomers created a stunning new image showing celestial fireworks in star cluster G286.21+0.17.
2-Jul-2020 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NRAO Science Continues Despite the Virus

Something done routinely for decades -- move VLA antennas -- suddenly became challenging because of COVID-19. With careful planning and teamwork, the NRAO staff got the job done to keep the scientific research going.
24-Jun-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Five Jansky Fellows Look to the Future of Radio Astronomy

A central mission of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is to nurture and inspire the next generation of radio astronomers. One way NRAO does this is through the Jansky Fellowship Program. Jansky Fellows are allowed to pursue their...
22-Jun-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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