VLA

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.

2 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…

3 years ago

Source of Mysterious ‘Fast’ Radio Signals Pinpointed, But What Is It?

For about 10 years, radio astronomers have been detecting mysterious milliseconds-long blasts of radio waves, called “fast radio bursts” (FRB).…

5 years ago

VLA Shows Early Stages Of Planet Formation In Unprecedented Detail

Astronomers have captured the earliest image yet of the formation of planets around a young star.

5 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…

6 years ago

What Was the WOW Signal?

What was the signal received in 1977? Was it a cryptic message from an alien civilization? (more…)

6 years ago

If You Could See in Radio These Are the Crazy Shapes You’d See in the Sky

Even though it's said that the average human eye can discern from seven to ten million different values and hues of…

6 years ago

Best Evidence Yet for a High-Energy Jet Emanating from the Milky Way’s Black Hole

Jets of high energy particles emanating from a black hole have been detected plenty of times before, but in other…

8 years ago

Your Weekend Movie: Beyond The Visible: The Story of the Very Large Array

While some of you will no doubt be heading to the theaters to see the new release of "Gravity," for…

8 years ago

Gigantic Plasma Jets Pour From the Heart of Hercules A

Combined Hubble (optical) and VLA (radio) images show enormous radio jets shooting out from the galaxy Hercules A Talk about…

9 years ago