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Westford Scout installs historic marker sign

Carter Purple created the sign to inform visitors about the historic MIT Haystack and Millstone radar facilities in Westford.

MOXIE produces oxygen from Mars atmosphere

MOXIE's historic mission to create oxygen from carbon dioxide has succeeded.

Telescopes united in unprecedented observations of famous black hole

Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration scientists release multi-wavelength images showing M87 across the entire electromagnetic spectrum.

Astronomers image magnetic fields at the edge of M87’s black hole

New image of M87 reveals how it looks in polarized light.

Monitoring Arctic sea ice

A network of precision buoys is now tracking sea ice drift, deformation, and fracturing in the Beaufort Sea.

Dhiman Mondal hired as Research Scientist

Mondal has been working as a postdoctoral researcher since 2018.

Paul B. Sebring, first Haystack Observatory director, dies at 102

Founded the Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation (NEROC) and led Haystack Observatory from 1970–1980.

Haystack climate change research: how fast are icebergs melting?

Iceberg melt rates are calculated with precision GPS and improved geometry measurements.

Akiyama: now under “A” in Encyclopedia Britannica

The Encyclopedia Britannica places Akiyama on their list of important young scientists.

Former REU student co-authors research in Journal of Geophysical Research

Goncharenko, Tamburri, et al. published in JGR–Space Physics

EHT awarded Royal Astronomical Society 2021 Group Achievement Award

Haystack among EHT institutions awarded Royal Astronomical Society 2021 Group Achievement Award for black hole imaging

Melanie Straight highlighted in Spotlight article

Straight's career honored by campus colleagues.

NEROC 2020: 5th Annual, 1st Virtual

This year's NEROC symposium consisted of a series of Fireside Chats and keynote talks.

Black hole shadow wobbling

Recent analysis of past observations reveal a persistence of and variation in the orientation of the black hole's shadow over several years.

Measuring Antarctic ice shelf stability

Grant awarded for monitoring Antarctic ice shelf stability using seismology, geodesy, and ice penetrators.
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