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.
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.
Feb 12, 2024
The supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way is spinning so quickly it is warping the spacetime surrounding it into a shape that can look like a football, according to a new study using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA).