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The Milky Way Explorer

The latest NRAO Explorer interactive is a tour of our Milky Way Galaxy, with real astronomers as hosts, and provides exciting news about a supermassive black hole that is about the feed on an unlucky cloud of gas.

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VEGAS Released for Shared Risk Science

NRAO-Green Bank is pleased to announce the release of the Versatile GBT Astronomical Spectrometer (VEGAS) for shared risk science. VEGAS is the next generation spectrometer for the GBT.

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'Death Stars' in Orion Blast Planets before They Even Form

A team of astronomers from Canada and the United States has used the ALMA Telescope to study the often deadly relationship between highly luminous O-type stars and nearby protostars in the Orion Nebula.

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CASA 4.2.0 Available for Linux

The Common Astronomy Software Applications (CASA) package is the offline data reduction and analysis package for ALMA and VLA data developed jointly by NRAO, the European Southern Observatory (ESO), and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ).

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ALMA Sees Icy Wreckage in Nearby Solar System

Astronomers using the ALMA telescope have discovered the splattered remains of comets colliding together around a nearby star.

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2014 NRAO Postdoc Symposium

The 10th annual NRAO Postdoctoral Science Symposium will be held on Monday-Tuesday, 7-8 April 2014 at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Image Release: Starbursting in the Galaxy M82

Messier 82, the galaxy in which the nearest supernova in decades recently exploded, also is the closest galaxy that is undergoing a rapid burst of star formation, known as a starburst.

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GBT Sees River of Hydrogen Flowing through Space

Using the National Science Foundation's GBT, astronomer DJ Pisano from West Virginia University has discovered what could be a never-before-seen river of hydrogen flowing through space.

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