National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Signs of water detected in a distant star-forming galaxy

The study marks the most distant detection of required elements for life.

New study unlocks clues about the role of molecules in planetary system formation

Scientists connect the dots between where planets form and what they’re made of.

Stellar collision triggers supernova explosion

This is the first time scientists have actually seen such an event.

High-resolution images of Apollo 15 moon landing site

Successful test paves way for new planetary radar.

ALMA shows volcanic impact on Jupiter’s moon Io’s atmosphere

Active volcanoes directly produce 30-50 percent of Io’s atmosphere.

First direct distance measurement to magnetar within our Milky Way Galaxy

A measurement that could help determine if magnetars are the sources mysterious Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs).

Images revealed new details about the birthplaces of planets

Using two of the most powerful radio telescopes in the world, astronomers have created more than three hundred images of planet-forming disks around very...

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