News tagged with radio telescope array

The hidden galaxy in the zone of avoidance

There are some places astronomers dare not tread. One of the prime places is beyond the disk of our own galaxy where the numerous stars and clouds of dust along the line of sight make observations messy to say the least. ...

dateAug 11, 2011 in Astronomy
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Blast from the Past Gives Clues About Early Universe

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope have gained tantalizing insights into the nature of the most distant object ever observed in the Universe -- a gigantic ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Astronomy
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Radio galaxies in the distant universe

(Phys.org) -- For over a decade astronomers have been probing a region of the northern sky, not far from the handle of the Big Dipper, that is relatively free of bright stars and the diffuse glow of the Milky Way. The scientists ...

dateJun 26, 2012 in Astronomy
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Expanded VLA flexing new scientific muscle

A new and uniquely powerful tool for cutting-edge science is emerging on the crisp, high desert of western New Mexico. Outwardly, it looks much the same as the famed Very Large Array (VLA), a radio telescope that has spent ...

dateMay 24, 2011 in Astronomy
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