Very Large Array

Astronomers Find the Biggest Structure in the Milky Way, a Filament of Hydrogen 1,600 Light-Years Long

An international team of astronomers spotted the largest filament of hydrogen in our galaxy, which could offer tantalizing clues about…

9 months ago

The Next Generation Very Large Array Would be 263 Radio Telescopes Spread Across North America

The iconic Very Large Array (VLA) in New Mexico has been at the forefront of astrophysical research since its dedication…

11 months ago

Pulsar Seen Speeding Away From the Supernova That Created it

Recent observations have revealed a pulsar that appears to have been accelerated by the very supernova explosion that created it.

4 years ago

Is it a Massive Planet or a Tiny Brown Dwarf. This Object is Right at the Border Between Planet and Star

In a new study, a team from Caltech recently used the Very Large Array to confirm that a rogue planet…

4 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…

5 years ago

The Sun Probably Lost a Binary Twin Billions of Years Ago

According to a new study by a research team from UC Berkeley and Harvard, our Sun may have had a…

5 years ago

Stunning View of the Crab Nebula Just Got Five Times Better

Images of the Crab Nebula are always a treat because it has such intriguing and varied structure. Also, just knowing…

5 years ago

Take A Look Beneath Jupiter’s Clouds

A new radio-telescope image of Jupiter has revealed the rising plumes of ammonia that help shape Jupiter's clouds.

6 years ago

Watch SETI-Seeking Radio Dishes Dance Across the Universe

Radio dishes always evoke wonder, as these giants search for invisible (to our eyes, anyway) radio signals from objects like…

7 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Oct. 16, 2015: Dr. Carolyn Porco and Cassini Update; Sexual Harassment in Astronomy and Academia

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Carolyn Porco is the leader of the Cassini Imaging Science team and the…

7 years ago