West Virginia University’s Duncan Lorimer might be the “godfather of the fast radio burst,” but a pair of international students have taken exploring these mysterious cosmic flashes to a new level.
How did the Green Bank Telescope help solve a mystery that has puzzled scientist for more than a decade? Working alongside the radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory, their combined observations have revealed that the bright patches on Saturn moon Titan are dry lake beds.(more…)
A new set of precision distance measurements made with an international collection of radio telescopes have greatly increased the likelihood that theorists need to revise the “standard model” that describes the fundamental nature of the Universe.(more…)
Matthew Harrison, second from front, photographed at the dish of the Green Bank Telescope during undergraduate research in 2017.
When Matthew Harrison first set foot on the campus of the Green Bank Observatory in 2017 for an undergraduate summer workshop, he had no idea he’d be returning in 2020 as the Observatory’s newest Software Engineer.(more…)
Want to spice up your Zoom background, desktop, or smartphone? Download one of our Green Bank Telescope (GBT) backgrounds today! Right click or hover/hold to save image file, depending on the specifications of your device.(more…)
This edition of the science newsletter shares special information for the 236th meeting of the American Astronomical Society.(more…)