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NRAO Media Tip Sheet June 2014: Science, engineering, and technology milestones

VLBA measures expansion in the current Universe; VLA measures starting temperature for star formation; RATs celebrate 25th anniversary at Green Bank.

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2014 Jansky Lecturer

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jill Tarter has been selected to present the 49th annual Jansky Lecture.

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Remarkable White Dwarf Star Possibly Coldest, Dimmest Ever Detected

A team of astronomers using the GBT and VLBA has identified possibly the coldest, faintest white dwarf star ever detected.

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14th Synthesis Imaging Workshop

The 14th Synthesis Imaging Workshop was held 13-20 May 2014 in Socorro, NM.

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Final ALMA Antenna Arrives on the Chajnantor Plateau

The 66th and final ALMA antenna has completed its long journey and arrived on the Chajnantor Plateau in Northern Chile.

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Gigantic Explosion Buried in Dust: ALMA Probes Environment around Gamma Ray Bursts

Researchers using ALMA report the first-ever detection of molecular gas -- the fuel for star formation -- in two galaxies that were previously rocked by gamma ray bursts.

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IMAGE RELEASE: A Violent, Complex Scene of Colliding Galaxy Clusters

Astronomers using the Very Large Array and the Chandra X-Ray Observatory have produced a spectacular image revealing new details of violent collisions involving at least four clusters of galaxies.

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Failed Dwarf Galaxy Survives Galactic Collision Thanks to Full Dark-Matter Jacket

A high-velocity hydrogen cloud hurtling toward the Milky Way appears to be encased in a shell of dark matter, according to a new analysis of data from the GBT.

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Image Release: Sea of Serenity and Aristillus Crater

New images of the Moon made with GBT and Arecibo collaboration reveal stunning subsurface features.

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NRAO, WVU Expand Broadband Data Network to Bolster Astronomy Research

The NRAO and West Virginia University (WVU) have inaugurated a new super high-speed broadband data network to bolster collaboration and scientific research.

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