Miguel Montalvo and Nicolas (Nico) McMahon, student researchers from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory’s National Astronomy Consortium (NAC) program, were each awarded the prestigious Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards medal for exemplary research in astrophysics.
Feb 23, 2024
A new instrument concept from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) called the next generation RADAR (ngRADAR) system will use the National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Telescope (GBT) and other current and future facilities to support planetary defense efforts.
Students from San Pedro de Atacama Travel to Santiago and Concepción to Make Their STEM Vocations a Reality
Feb 20, 2024
Iris González and Camila Pérez have lived their entire lives in San Pedro de Atacama. Living in a town so close to the ALMA Observatory, they experienced science up close in a privileged natural setting, to today become the first university students in their families.
Feb 14, 2024
A team of astronomers studying Jupiter-mass binary objects (JuMBOs) in the Orion Nebula have uncovered new findings that challenge existing theories on the formation of stars and planets.