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galaxy (orange), rich in carbon monoxide September 22, 2016
ALMA explores the Hubble Ultra Deep Field; uncovers insights into 'Golden Age' of galaxy formation
News From the Field
a Lyman-alpha Blob similar to LAB-1 September 21, 2016
Galactic fireworks illuminate monster hydrogen blob
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The business sector was the largest funder of R&D. The federal government was the second-largest. September 15, 2016
U.S. sees sizable increase in R&D spending
Press Release
artist impression of the heart of galaxy NGC 1068 September 15, 2016
Black hole hidden within its own exhaust
News From the Field
artist's impression of the dust disk September 14, 2016
ALMA spots possible formation site of icy giant planet
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view from inside the TRAPPIST-1 September 13, 2016
Nearby exo-earth family withstands extreme scrutiny
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simulation show stars in the Milky Way-like galaxy September 7, 2016
Reconciling dwarf galaxies with dark matter
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Kavli Prize September 6, 2016
Seven NSF-funded researchers recognized with Kavli Prizes
Press Release
NGC 2264, August 30, 2016
A rare supernova challenges astronomers' understanding of the most energetic explosions in the universe
News From the Field
Creating a sense of belonging helps keep women in STEM -- but teachers might not realize that need. August 26, 2016
'Belonging' can help keep talented female students in STEM classes
Discovery
young brown dwarfs August 15, 2016
Brown dwarfs reveal exoplanets' secrets
News From the Field
large-scale structure of the universe August 11, 2016
Much ado about nothing: Astronomers use empty space to study the universe
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a view of the ProtoDESI setup August 9, 2016
3-D Galaxy-mapping project enters construction phase
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COSMOS-1908, indicated by the arrow August 3, 2016
NSF-funded astronomers make first accurate measurement of oxygen in galaxy 12 billion light-years away
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atmospheric collapse of Jupiter’s volcanic moon lo August 1, 2016
Gemini tracks collapse of Io's atmosphere during frigid eclipses
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map of galaxies July 14, 2016
Dark energy measured with record-breaking map of 1.2 million galaxies
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ALMA image of V883 Orionis July 13, 2016
Stellar outburst brings water snowline into view
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Artist's impression of a planet in a triple-star system discovered by a University of Arizona team. July 7, 2016
Multiple suns and young planets: NSF-supported graduate researchers lead exoplanet discoveries
Press Release
Logo image July 6, 2016
Submit your entry for 15th anniversary Vizzies scientific visualization challenge
Press Release
artist's conception of how WISE 0855 might appear July 6, 2016
Exploring a Frozen Extrasolar World
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impression of a planet in a triple-star system July 6, 2016
Newly discovered planet has 3 suns
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The fractal nature of Romanesco broccoli July 1, 2016
Beautiful fractals help solve ‘wiggly’ problems
Discovery
hot, rocky exoplanets June 28, 2016
What happens when you steam a planet?
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radio jet and lobes June 16, 2016
Breaking out: how black hole jets punch out of their galaxies
News From the Field
Arecibo Observatory June 16, 2016
Fact Sheet: Arecibo Observatory Review Process
Discovery
Spiral dance of black holes June 15, 2016
Gravitational waves detected from second pair of colliding black holes
Press Release
simulation of black hole mosh pit June 15, 2016
'Mosh pits' in star clusters a likely source of LIGO's first black holes
News From the Field
interstellar cloud June 14, 2016
Prebiotic molecule detected in interstellar cloud
News From the Field
Electrode array for cochlear implant June 13, 2016
This is why 'Innovation Matters'
Media Advisory
artist’s impression of PTFO8-8695 b June 9, 2016
Likely new planet may be in slow death spiral
News From the Field
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