Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have awarded the 2022 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship to Professor Françoise Combes, Chair of Galaxies and Cosmology at the College of France and Astronomer at the Paris Observatory. The Jansky Lectureship is an honor established by the trustees of AUI to recognize outstanding contributions to the advancement of radio astronomy.(more…)
In July, the Green Bank Telescope suffered damage to the prime focus boom of the telescope’s feed arm, a moveable part of the structure that works in conjunction with its collection of receivers.(more…)
Governor’s STEM Institute brings nearly sixty rising 9th graders to Green Bank Observatory
This July 2022, nearly 60 students gathered in Green Bank, West Virginia, for the Governor’s STEM Institute (GSI.) These rising 9th graders competitively applied for this opportunity to experience science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through exciting hands-on experiences.(more…)
A recent article in Sky and Telescope shared the latest observations of Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) from the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) radio telescope, located in British Columbia.
CHIME is constructing a smaller version its main telescope at the Green Bank Observatory (GBO). This new outrigger will work in tandem with other CHIME instruments to better locate the position of FRBs by triangulating their signals, similar to the way cell phone GPS works.(more…)
Please join us for a special colloquium series to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Green Bank Observatory. These celebratory talks will take place on Thursday afternoons throughout the months of September and October (see the full listing of dates below). Each talk will be a standard hour-long seminar with time for questions afterwards from 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET. All talks will be streamed live via a Zoom webinar (see details below).
Additionally, all talks will be recorded and made available shortly after the presentation on the GBO YouTube channel.
|08 Sept 2022||Dr. Karen Masters||Galaxies at 21cm from the Green Bank Observatory||Remote|
|15 Sept 2022||Dr. Maura McLaughlin||Giant Pulses to Nanohertz Gravitational Waves: the Past, Present, and Future of Pulsar Research at the Green Bank Observatory||Remote|
|22 Sept 2022||Dr. Brett McGuire||Molecular Discovery at Green Bank: Past, Present, and Future||In-person|
|29 Sept 2022||Dr. Jean-Luc Margot||Planetary Radar Astronomy and Green Bank’s Impact||Remote|
|06 Oct 2022||Dr. Phil Jewell||Millimeter-wave Astronomy – The Green Bank Connection||In-person|
|13 Oct 2022||Dr. Tom Bania||Green Bank and the Saga of Radio Recombination Lines||Remote|
|20 Oct 2022||Dr. Steve Croft||Six Decades of Technosignature Science at Green Bank||In-person|
Please register through Zoom to sign up for the whole series. An email will be sent to you prior to each event as a reminder.