In response to the health concerns posed by the coronavirus COVID-19, the Green Bank Observatory will postpone several public programs and events and reduce the visitor programs on site. Programs and events affected have been removed from our Events calendar and notifications have been added to specific program and event web pages.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the
Green Bank Observatory is collaborating with the Raytheon Company to detect and
characterize near-Earth asteroids in our solar system large enough to cause
significant damage should they ever strike the Earth.
Scientists have detected the first reliable radio signal pattern in space … The transmission broadcasts from a galaxy half a billion light years away. Can radio astronomy catch up and solve the mystery?
The Breakthrough Listen Initiative today (Friday, Feb. 14) released data from the most comprehensive survey yet of radio emissions from the plane of the Milky Way galaxy and the region around its central black hole, and it is inviting the public to search the data for signals from intelligent civilizations.