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The highest resolution image of Centaurus A obtained with the Event Horizon Telescope on top of a color composite image of the entire galaxy. R. Bors; ESO/WFI; MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A. Weiß et al.; NASA/CXC/CfA/R. Kraft et al.; EHT/M. Janßen et al.

Recent Press Releases from Dept. Astronomy/Steward Observatory

Several recent research press releases from Dept of Astronomy and Steward Observatory (hit "more" for the full set of press releases):

1) Marcia Rieke and JWST:

"James Webb Space Telescope: An astronomer on the team explains how to send a giant telescope to space – and why"

2) Atlas Obscura visits the Mirror Lab  (15 min audio only) (featuring Buddy Martin)

3) Structure of the jet in the Cen A black hole from Event Horizon Telescope data

Work by a large consortium including many  UArizona scientists: Dan Marrone and Chi-Kwan Chan are quoted in the UANews article.

    "Event Horizon Telescope Pinpoints Heart of the Nearest Radio Galaxy

    "Event Horizon Telescope Reveals Curious Jet Structure from Black Hole

4) "Organic Molecules Offer Clues About Dying Stars and Outskirts of the Milky Way"

Lucy Ziurys and colleagues map organic molecules in planetary nebulae. Also grad student Lilia Koelemay finds organic molecules out to 20 kpc from the Milky Way center using the Arizona Radio Observatory12-m on Kitt Peak.

5) "Instrument Ready to Discover New Planets

Chad Bender (the instrument scientist) and Tarin Esplin are quoted here. This is a new planet-finding spectrograph on the WIYN telescope.

 

 

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