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New research cluster combines radio astronomy and data science in North Rhine-Westphalia more

Two powerful telescopes provide the most detailed radio maps of the Northern Galactic Plane more

Event Horizon Telescope exposes the center of the nearest radio galaxy more

Using the South African MeerKAT telescope, astronomers started to systematically explore binary pulsars for tests of gravity more

South Africa’s MeerKAT Radio Telescope explored the central re-gions of globular clusters in search of very weak pulsars more

Telescopes unite in unprecedented observations of the famous black hole more

Kick-off for Europe’s largest astronomy network more

Event Horizon Telescope Observations of Polarised Radio Emission of the Supermassive Object in the Centre of M87 more

The flying observatory was stationed at Cologne Bonn Airport until 16 March 2021 more

MATISSE observations of the asymmetrical inner disk of HD 163296 more

European Commission facilitates use of European telescopes more

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft welcome the Italian Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica as partner on the MeerKAT extension project more

SEDIGISM, a survey with the APEX telescope, studies molecular clouds and star formation in the inner galaxy more

The Distances of the Stars

November 19, 2020

Resolving Long-standing Mysteries About the First Parallaxes in Astronomy more

Turbulent evolution of the M 87* black hole image from 2009 to 2017 more

The MeerKAT Extension Project

September 16, 2020

Improvement of the MeerKAT radio telescope array in South Africa by 20 additional dishes more

Polarimetric observations with SOFIA/HAWC+ show the orientation of magnetic field lines more

VLBA Network Finds Planet Orbiting a Small, Cool Star more

New cosmic magnetic field structures discovered in the galaxy NGC 4217 more

Radio Astronomers use a Dance of Three Exotic Stars to Test the Universality of Free Fall more

First Event Horizon Telescope Images of a Black-Hole Powered Jet more

Investigation of pulsars in 47 Tuc provides constraints on the magnetic field in the halo of the Milky Way more

How astronomers used Einstein’s theory of general relativity to estimate the rotation of a white dwarf in a binary star system more

Localisation of a new, recurring source of radio flashes deepens the mystery of their origins more

First detection of regular magnetic field reversals in the halo of NGC 4631 more

Link between IceCube neutrino event and distant radio galaxy resolved more

The award recognizes the first image of a black hole with an Earth-sized alliance of telescopes more

Radio emission from a neutron star’s magnetic pole revealed by general relativity more

Study on new radio telescope in South Africa more

The GREAT Instrument aboard SOFIA traces a very special molecule more

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