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ALMA Explorer: Virtual Tour of Revolutionary Telescope Now in Spanish

NRAO has launched the Spanish version of its popular ALMA Explorer.

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New AUI website has launched!

Associated Universities, Inc. has recently launched a brand new website. Click "Read more" to view it now!

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'Perfect Storm' Quenching Star Formation around a Supermassive Black Hole

Turbulence from a black hole in a nearby lenticular galaxy is squelching star formation.

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ALMA Progress

Observations requiring C34-7 will be made after the next austral summer.

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Astronomers from around the World Share Remarkable ALMA Results

Astronomers met in Japan to discuss latest results from ALMA.

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VLITE First Fringes

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and NRAO have successfully teamed to obtain first fringes on the Very Large Array (VLA) Low Frequency and Ionosphere Transient Experiment (VLITE).

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Applications Accepted Now for Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program

Applications to become an ACEAP ambassador are being accepted now.

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Swarms of Pluto-Size Objects Kick Up Dust around Adolescent Sun-Like Star

Astronomers using ALMA may have detected Pluto-size objects swarming around a Sun-like star.

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New VLA Observing System Completed, Begins Scientific Operations

A new system that makes the Karl G Jansky Very Large Array two telescopes in one has been completed and its scientific operations are underway.

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ALMA Observations of SN 1987A Astronomy's Top Space Story of 2014

ALMA Finding 'Top Space Story' of 2014

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Strange Galaxy Perplexes Astronomers

With the help of citizen scientists, a team of astronomers has found an important new example of a very rare type of galaxy that may yield valuable insight on how galaxies developed in the early Universe.

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