Next Generation Very Large Array Strongly Endorsed by Decadal Survey

by Mark Adams last modified Nov 08, 2021 by Davis Murphy

The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey (Astro2020) of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences has published its report and the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA) received high priority for new ground-based observatories to be constructed during the coming decade. The report, in which ngVLA shared second ranking among ground-based projects, was the culmination of a lengthy process aimed at developing a comprehensive research strategy and vision for a decade of transformative science at the frontiers of astronomy and astrophysics.


Karl G. Jansky Lecture: Dr. Luis F. Rodriguez

The 56th Annual Karl G. Jansky Lecture will be presented by Dr. Luis F. Rodríguez of the National University of Mexico (UNAM). Dr. Rodríguez will give two virtual lectures on Jets from Stars in the Making.

  • The 1st lecture will take place on Wednesday, November 17 at 7pm EST. Please register here.
  • The 2nd lecture will take place on Friday, November 19 at 7pm MST in conjunction with the 37th Annual New Mexico Symposium taking place earlier that day. Please register here.

These lectures are free and open to the public. Please note that advance registration is required

NRAO Events at the January AAS Meeting

The NRAO will attend the American Astronomical Society Salt Lake City meeting, 9-13 January 2022. We will host sessions to apprise the AAS membership of the NRAO operations status, highlight scientific breakthroughs, describe plans for the future, and more. And please visit with us at the NRAO-GBO-AUI exhibits in the NSF Pavilion in the Exhibit Hall!

EventDate (2022)Time (MST)
NRAO Town Hall Tue 11 January  6:30-8:30pm
ALMA Special Session: ALMA Status & Plans for Increased Capability Thu 13 January  2:00-3:30pm
ngVLA Special Session: Chemical Probes of Astrophysical Systems Thu 13 January 9:00-11:00am

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