The 236th meeting of the American Astronomical Society is being held virtually June 1st-3rd. Follow this link to see the schedule for presentations featuring the Observatory and the GBT, and other special information we are sharing for the meeting.
The Green Bank Observatory entered into an Infectious Disease Operating Status (IDOS) on March 16, 2020. In spite of this, the Green Bank Telescope (GBT) is continuing to observe. The current IDOS, along with poor weather this spring, has resulted in more time than expected to become available on the GBT.(more…)
COVID-19 has changed the way life and works looks for the nation. The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Green Bank Telescope (GBT) is no different. When a lightning strike from spring storms damaged equipment on the world’s largest fully-steerable radio telescope, staff developed a plan that would allow them to complete repairs safely in a very confined space.(more…)