ngVLA Design & Development Support

by Mark Adams last modified Oct 11, 2017

NRAO is pleased to announce that $11M USD of funding will be provided beginning Oct 2017 to support design & development activities focused on the next generation Very Large Array (ngVLA). These funds will be used to further develop the instrument scientific and technical definition, to define major costs and technical needs associated with the project, and to enable the participation of other major areas of the Observatory, such as the CDL, in this exciting initiative. Read more…

Call for Second Round of ngVLA Community Studies

As part of the process of building towards a final concept for the ngVLA, NRAO recently launched the ngVLA Community Studies program, allowing members of the scientific and engineering communities to become major contributors to this effort. Given the success of our first round of ngVLA Community Studies, we are pleased to announce a second round aimed at tackling some of the most pressing questions unveiled by the initial studies.

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NRAO Events at the AAS Meeting

NRAO Town Hall: Thu, 11 Jan, 6:30–8 pm

The NRAO Town Hall at the January 2018 AAS meeting will feature an opening reception sponsored by AUI, a presentation by NRAO Director Tony Beasley, and time for discussion and audience questions.

The VLA Today and Tomorrow: Thu, 11 Jan, 2-3:30 pm

The NRAO will also convene a Special Session entitled The Very Large Array Today and Tomorrow: First Molecules to Life on Exoplanets on 11 January 2018 during the 231st AAS Meeting. Read more…

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