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A cosmic storm in a galactic teacup! The latest from our Very Large Array: https://public.nrao.edu/news/pressreleases/vla-finds-galaxy-storm
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8 January 2015 Improved Saturn Positions Help Spacecraft Navigation, Planet Studies, Fundamental Physics Scientists have used the National Science Fou...
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When exo-Plutos collide, ALMA finds a trail of debris around its young sun. https://public.nrao.edu/news/pressreleases/swarm-pluto-alma Artist's depiction: A. Angelich, NRAO/AUI/NSF
December 11, 2014 Swarms of Pluto-Size Objects Kick-Up Dust around Adolescent Sun-Like Star Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimet...
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A wonderful story about our unique relationship with Green Bank, West Virginia : http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/383477/the-west-virginia-town-that-banned-cell-phones/
Life in Green Bank, West Virginia, is far from ordinary. The small town sits inside a "national radio quiet zone" that houses one of the largest radio telescopes in the world. To ensure that astronomers work without interference, residents cannot use any product that transmits wireless signals within a ten-mile radius of the telescope. In other words: no microwave ovens, no cell phones, and no Wi-Fi.  "Just about anything that uses electricity co...
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ALMA's SN1987A dust discovery makes Astronomy Magazine's Top 10 Space Stories of 2014! https://public.nrao.edu/news/announcements/alma-top-10
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Embargoed for Release: 2 p.m. E.D.T., October 29, 2014 Planet-forming Lifeline Discovered in a Binary Star System: ALMA Examines Ezekiel-like ‘Wheel i...
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in one future positionig radio telesc in outerspace out us solar sistem give us new exaring info of new life
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ALMA sees how even a modest black hole makes enough mess to confuse star formation. https://public.nrao.edu/news/pressreleases/perfect-storm-alma
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 'Perfect Storm' Quenching Star Formation around a Supermassive Black Hole High-energy jets powered by supermassive black hole...
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Apply now for our new Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program! https://public.nrao.edu/look-deeper/aceap/about-aceap
Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program The Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP) is a collaboration between AUI, the Nation...
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It took a village to capture this rare, cosmic beastie: a spiral galaxy with enormous radio jets! Read about how Citizen Scientists, radio astronomers, and one determined college student came together to nab this wonder. https://public.nrao.edu/news/pressreleases/strange-galaxy-perplexes-astronomers
2 December 2014 Strange Galaxy Perplexes Astronomers With the help of citizen scientists, a team of astronomers has found an important new example of...
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TONIGHT: Find out how we intend to take the world's first picture of a black hole!
Check your local TV listings for PBS Newshour. Trailer: $20 million to find out if Einstein was right. It’s a bargain, one black hole researcher says.
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Groovy video update on the prototype ALMA antenna that was hauled from our VLA site up to Kitt Peak in Arizona: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/11/03/massive-radio-telescope-probes-sky-for-black-holes-milky-way/
The Arizona Radio Observatory's newly acquired 40-foot dish is probing far into the sky, and bringing new light to galaxies far, far away.
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The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is a facility of the National Science Foundation operated under cooperative agreement by Associated Universities, Inc.
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We run the world's premier radio telescopes, including: the world's largest, fully-steerable single dish telescope, the Green Bank Telescope (GBT); the most versatile radio telescope array, the Very Large Array (VLA); the most powerful submillimeter array, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA); and the largest dedicated interferometer in the world, the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA).