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GBT Aids in Finding Lost Spacecraft

March 10, 2017

NASA scientists employ a novel radar technique using NASA Goldstone antenna and GBT locate lost spacecraft.

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Proposed Changes for Green Bank Observatory Operations

November 9, 2016

On November 9, 2016 the National Science Foundation held two public scoping meetings as part of the public comment period for a planned environmental impact statement and proposed changes to Green Bank Observatory operations. Learn how you can influence the future of the GBT.

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GBT Observer TRaining Workshop

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Work with the experts to learn the essential skills and knowledge to use the GBT and maximize its scientific output.

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THE CASE FOR A PUBLICLY AVAILABLE, WELL-­INSTRUMENTED GBT OPERATING AT 20-­115 GHZ

A well-­instrumented Green Bank Telescope (GBT) operating at high frequency represents a unique scientific resource for the US community. As a filled-­aperture, 100m-­diameter telescope, the GBT is ideally suited to fast mapping of extended, low surface brightness emission with excellent instantaneous frequency coverage.

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North American NanoHertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves.

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West Virginia University

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The Universe is whispering to us and the gigantic Green Bank Telescope (GBT) can decipher these cosmic murmurs like no other. From comets to cosmology, the sheer range of science done with this versatile instrument is astounding.

Astronomers currently use the Green Bank Telescope to map the lunar regolith, time millisecond pulsars, weigh black holes and probe dark energy. Now the race is on to study the new window to the Universe: ripples in space time. This is an exciting time for science!

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