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2016 Jansky Lectureship Awarded to Columbia Professor

Associated Universities, Inc, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory have awarded the 2016 Jansky Lectureship to Professor Jacqueline van Gorkom of Columbia University in New York City.

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ALMA Progress

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

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Adele Plunkett Receives 2015 Robert L. Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

2015 Robert Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

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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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Dwarf Dark Galaxy Hidden in ALMA Gravitational Lens Image

ALMA image hides signs of a dwarf dark galaxy.

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Gravitational Wave Search Provides Insights into Galaxy Evolution and Mergers

NANOGrav provides insights into galaxy mergers.

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Planet Formation in Earth-like Orbit around a Young Star

ALMA uncovers planet formation at 1 AU around young star.

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Earth-Space Telescope System Produces Hot Surprise

Astronomers using an orbiting radio telescope in conjunction with four ground-based radio telescopes have achieved the highest resolution, or ability to discern fine detail, of any astronomical observation ever made.

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Essential Radio Astronomy: 2016 Edition Published by Princeton University Press

Essential Radio Astronomy for the first time published by Princeton University Press.

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VLA Shows Earliest Stages of Planet Formation

New images of a young star made with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) reveal what scientists think may be the very earliest stages in the formation of planets.

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