Astro 2020 Decadal Survey White Paper Coordination

by Mark Adams last modified Nov 08, 2018 by Davis Murphy

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 Very Large Array.

VLBA Returns to NRAO

VLBAOn 1 Oct 2016, the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) was extracted from the NRAO and placed under the management of the Long Baseline Observatory. Shortly thereafter, the US Naval Observatory became a 50% funding partner, ensuring the near-term vitality of the VLBA. On 23 Oc 2018 the NRAO received an award from the National Science Foundation for reintegration of the VLBA with the NRAO and continued operation through 30 Sep 2026. Read more…

Host an NRAO Community Day

VLA729_hi.jpgThe National Radio Astronomy Observatory is pleased to accept applications from institutes in North America to host a Community Day Event (CDE) between mid-Jan and mid-Sep 2019. CDEs are one- to two-day events designed in cooperation with host institutions during which NRAO staff give presentations on the capabilities of the VLA, ALMA, and the VLBA, and tutorials on proposal preparation, observation preparation, and/or data reduction and data products. Read more…

ALMA Ambassadors 

The North American ALMA Science Center (NAASC) is accepting applications for the ALMA Ambassadors Postdoctoral Program. The Program provides training and a $10,000 research grant to postdoctoral researchers interested in expanding their ALMA & interferometry expertise and sharing that knowledge with their home institutions through the organization of ALMA Cycle 7 proposal preparation workshops. Read more…

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