Call for Proposals: Semester 2016A

The NRAO invites scientists to participate in the NRAO Semester 2016A Call for Proposals for the Green Bank Telescope (GBT), Very Large Array (VLA), and Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), High Sensitivity Array (HSA), and Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI).

The submission deadline for Semester 2016A proposals is Monday, 3 August 2015, at 17:00 EDT (21:00 UTC).

The NRAO especially wishes to highlight new opportunities for joint observations with the Chandra X-ray Observatory, and continuing opportunities with the Hubble Space Telescope and the Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Mission.

Telescope Time Allocation: Semester 2015B

The Semester 2015B time allocation process has been completed for the VLA, VLBA/HSA, and GBT. A total of 276 new proposals were received for the 2 Feb 2015 submission deadline. In aggregate, the proposals covered the broad spectrum of modern research in astronomy and astrophysics. Read more…

Save The Dates: 15-17 December 2015!

The NRAO is organizing a series of 3 conferences to discuss potential U.S. futures for radio-mm-submm science in the 2020’s and beyond. Funded by AUI and the Kavli Foundation, the first meeting will be 15-17 Dec 2015 in Chicago. Please save these dates & join us for this important discussion. The July eNews will provide the conference website and registration info.

VLA Sky Survey Community Review

The VLA Sky Survey (VLASS) proposal and Technical Implementation Plan (TIP) underwent a community review 4-6 March 2015. The review materials, including the proposal, the TIP, and presentations are available on the VLASS wiki. The panel report was received 13 May and contained a number of recommendations. Read more…

ALMA Cycle 3 Call for Proposals

Cycle 3 technical justification and initial science assessment are under way. The 12 review panels meet in Osaka 22-26 June to come to a preliminary ranking of the 1582 proposals. The final ranking is expected to be announced in Aug, and observations will begin 1 Oct 2015. Read more…

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