Astro 2020 White Paper Coordination

by Mark Adams last modified Dec 13, 2018

The 2020 Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey (Astro2020) Call for White Papers has been published by the National Academies. To assist with coordination in the multi-wavelength community, the NRAO has created a website to compile and broadly disseminate white paper topics, ideas, and submissions, particularly those relevant to a next generation VLA.

Semester 2019A Proposal Outcomes

The NRAO has completed the Semester 2019A proposal review and time allocation process for the VLA: 242 new proposals were received for the 1 Aug 2018 submission deadline. The oversubscription rate (by proposal number) was 2.2 and the proposal pressure (hours requested over hours available) for both the A and B configurations was 2.0. Read more…

NRAO Proposal Science Categories

Starting with the Call for Proposals for Semester 2019B, NRAO will implement a change to the science categories used for the scientific assessment of proposals submitted for the VLA, VLBA, and GBT. The scientific category of Energetic Transients and Pulsars – ETP (encompassing X-ray binaries, cataclysmic variables, supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, pulsars), will be split into two separate categories. Read more…

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