NRAO Town Hall

by Davis Murphy last modified Aug 05, 2021

This NRAO Town Hall will inform the AAS membership about the status of science, science operations, and development programs at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO). And opening reception will be followed by brief presentations that will update the membership regarding:

  1. scientific opportunities and technical development at the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), and the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA);
  2. recent science results from across the community and the Observatory, including the VLA Sky Survey (VLASS); and
  3. scientific and technical planning for future radio astronomy research facilities, including a next generation Very Large Array (ngVLA).

The NRAO Town Hall will include time for discussion and answering audience questions.

Speakers

  • Tony Beasley (NRAO Director)
  • Amy Kimball (VLA Sky Survey)
  • Eric Murphy (ngVLA)