Category: News

  • Telescope Tag-Team Discovers Galactic Cluster’s Bizarre Secrets

    Towards the center of our Milky Way Galaxy, in the constellation Sagittarius, astronomers have discovered 10 monstrous neutron stars. Astronomers already knew that 39 pulsars call Terzan 5 home. With the teamwork of the U.S. National Science Foundation Green Bank Telescope (NSF GBT) and the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory’s MeerKAT Telescope, ten more have…

  • While Aiming for Massive Gas Cloud, Astronomers Spot Differences in Thickness of Milky Way Galaxy

    Scientist from U.S. National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Observatory reveal parts of inner galaxy may be thinner than outer galaxy

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    Greetings from the Observatory Director

  • Green Bank Observatory Inspires Blenko Glass

    Blenko Glass Company is honored to announce its 2024 West Virginia Day Piece, “Wavelength.” This year’s ‘Birthday’ piece is a 15-inch charger (wide, shallow bowl) in our classic Crystal with intricate white glass powder tracework in a diamond optic pattern to create a beautiful, radiating geometric design. The charger was designed by Creative Director James…

  • AUI Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

    Eighteen high school students receive award for academic achievement, community involvement and leadership skills Below are the recipients of the 2024 AUI Scholarship conducted by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. These students will each receive an award of $3,500 per year to aid in defraying expenses at the college or university of their choice.…

  • 2024 Jansky Fellows Awarded

    As a part of its central mission to nurture and inspire the next generation of radio astronomers, the National Science Foundation’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) has selected two outstanding early career professionals for its 2024 Jansky Fellowship. 

  • Broadband Will Bring High-Speed Internet Connectivity to the National Radio Quiet Zone

    Pocahontas County residents are set to experience a transformative shift in their internet connectivity, as the state of West Virginia announces substantial developments in the broadband infrastructure. The West Virginia Governor’s Office has granted preliminary approval for nearly $33 million in funding through the Line Extension Advancement and Development (LEAD) program, paving the way for…

  • Eclipse Viewing Party 2024

    You’re invited to witness one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena – a solar eclipse! Join us Monday, April 8th. No Registration Required.