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ALMA Goes Broadband with New High-Speed Data Connection

ALMA gets new broadband connection.

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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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ALMA Residencia Construction to Start

Contract awarded to build new residence for staff and visitors at ALMA.

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ALMA Progress

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

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Improved Saturn Positions Help Spacecraft Navigation, Planet Studies, Fundamental Physics

Scientists have used the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio-telescope system and NASA's Cassini spacecraft to measure the position of Saturn and its family of moons to within about a mile -- at a range of nearly a billion miles.

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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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NRAO's Top 10 Radio Hits of 2014

 Looking back at the science news released by NRAO in 2014, the staff scientists at NRAO selected what they believed were the top 10 stories based on both scientific impact and public interest.

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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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'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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Astronomers from around the World Share Remarkable ALMA Results

Astronomers met in Japan to discuss latest results from ALMA.

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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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