National Radio Astronomy Observatory

A Sneak Peek at the Next Generation Very Large Array’s New Antennae

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) recently disclosed a prototype radio telescope antennae for its next generation Very Large Array…

8 months ago

Penn State SETI Symposium Opens with Commemoration of Dr. Frank Drake

This year's Penn State SETI Summit kicked off with a a lecture on how history will remember SETI pioneer Frank…

10 months ago

A Green Bank Telescope Prototype Radar System Can Image the Moon in High-Resolution and Detect Asteroids

Everyone loves taking pictures of the Moon. Whether it’s with their phones or through the wonders of astrophotography, photographing the…

1 year ago

SETI Researchers can now Scan all Data at the Very Large Array for any Evidence of Alien Transmissions

The Very Large Array (VLA) will monitor space 24/7 for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence, thanks to a new partnership between…

2 years ago

If We Receive a Message From Aliens, Should We Delete it Without Reading it?

A new study considers how messages from extra-terrestrial civilizations could pose an existential threat, and what humanity should do about…

6 years ago

Mysterious Filament is Stretching Down Towards the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Looking to the center of our galaxy, astronomers noted the presence of a mysterious filament extending from the supermassive black…

6 years ago

Somebody Get This Supermassive Black Hole A Towel

Two galaxies collide, and one super-massive black hole is stripped almost naked of stars.

8 years ago

Hydrogen Clouds Discovered Between Andromeda And Triangulum Galaxies

Score another point for the National Science Foundation's Green Bank Telescope (GBT) at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in…

11 years ago