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ALMA Conference Celebrates 10 Years of Astronomical Discoveries
ALMA Conference Celebrates 10 Years of Astronomical Discoveries
December 6, 2023 at 9:32 am | Announcement

Within the framework of the scientific conference “ALMA 10 years: Past, Present, Future,” which is bringing together 180 astronomers…

The People Behind the Very Large Array
The People Behind the Very Large Array
November 20, 2023 at 5:41 pm | News Feature

Zach Gallegos is a shining example of dedication and hard work. His journey from a security guard to the HVAC and Plumbing lead at the VLA is inspiring. Despite the challenges, he continues to serve with grit and determination, ensuring the smooth operation of the VLA. His story serves as a reminder that with passion and dedication, one can achieve great heights in any field.

ALMA Observation of Young Star Reveals Details of Dust Grains
ALMA Observation of Young Star Reveals Details of Dust Grains
November 15, 2023 at 11:05 am | News Release

ALMA observes highest resolution dust polarization image ever taken of HL Tauri’s protoplanetary disk, the deepest polarization image of any disk captured thus far.

World’s Most Powerful Millimeter/Submillimeter Telescope Captures Highest Resolution Observations—Ever
World’s Most Powerful Millimeter/Submillimeter Telescope Captures Highest Resolution Observations—Ever
November 15, 2023 at 11:00 am | News Release

An international team of astronomers has collaborated to improve the capabilities of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), one of the world’s most powerful telescopes. Scientists from the National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), the Joint ALMA Observatory, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), and European Southern Observatory have achieved the highest resolution observation since ALMA began operations,  in one of the most challenging array configurations. The results are published today in the Astrophysical Journal.

New US & Japan Partnership Will Make the World’s Most Powerful Telescope Even More Sensitive
New US & Japan Partnership Will Make the World’s Most Powerful Telescope Even More Sensitive
November 13, 2023 at 8:52 am | Announcement

The National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) are joining…

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A Supermassive Black Hole’s Strong Magnetic Fields are Revealed in a New Light
November 8, 2023 at 1:36 am | News Release

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration has published new results that describe for the first time how light from the edge of the supermassive black hole M87* spirals as it escapes the black hole’s intense gravity, a signature known as circular polarization.

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