The Observer: Volume II, Issue 2

Download a printable (PDF) version of The Observer Director’s News Spring is here in Green Bank, at least in theory (and if it would stop snowing that would be nice). This means we are now ramping up for our influx of summer staff and the many summer programs which we host on site. From workshops on…

The Observer: Volume II, Issue 1

Download a PDF of the newsletter Director’s News We have just finished our first full calendar year as the Green Bank Observatory. It has been an incredibly busy year filled with many accomplishments, including the first high frequency seasons of the MUSTANG-2 and ARGUS high frequency instruments, and the commissioning of FLAG (and its associated…

The Observer – Volume I, Issue 4

Download the print (PDF) version of this newsletter. This month marks both the 60th anniversary of the dedication of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory here in Green Bank, and the one-year anniversary of the creation of the Green Bank Observatory. On October 17, 1957, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory came into existence. Over the past…

The Observer – Volume I, Issue 3

Director’s News A very happy Fourth of July to everyone, and I hope your summer is as filled with fun science and education as ours is here in Green Bank. Our summer hires have, as usual, added an additional 50% to the overall staff here, and span the range from people painting the telescope, interns…

The Observer Vol 1 Issue 2 – April 2017

DIRECTOR’S NEWS The last few months have seen many exciting developments at the Green Bank Observatory. Two new 3-mm wavelength instruments are having an excellent first full high frequency season – ARGUS, a 16-pixel spectroscopy contend, and MUSTANG-2, a 223-pixel feedhorn bolometer – and we are looking forward to publication of the instrument’s science results….