Haystack in the news: eclipse preparations

Research efforts are ramping up for the March 2024 solar eclipse!

New, detailed images of the M87* black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration has released new images of M87*, the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy Messier 87.

Philip J. Erickson named director of MIT Haystack Observatory

Associate director and geospace lead scientist to succeed Colin Lonsdale as director.

Melanie Straight receives 2023 Infinite Mile Award

The Infinite Mile Award recognizes exceptional service to MIT.

New black hole images reveal more detail and a larger ring

The new images show a thicker, fluffy ring and plasma from the central ring, allowing the team to observe a connection between the ring and the base of the jet.

SWIPE NASA mission concept funding awarded

This mission study has been selected by NASA for funding under its Heliophysics Flight Opportunities Studies (H-FOS) program.

Haystack to host NRAO/ALMA Community Day for scientists

This workshop aims to introduce the radio facilities operated by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) to the local science community.

Derghazarian on space weather

Haystack postdoctoral researcher Sevag Derghazarian paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics.

Haystack scientists to contribute to major ALMA correlator upgrade

Researchers will be working with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the NSF's NRAO.

Great Observatory for Long Wavelengths (GO-LoW) funded by NASA NIAC program

The GO-LoW concept has been granted funding by NASA's NIAC.

Viewing Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) from Massachusetts

How to view a comet (from Massachusetts) in the next few weeks!

Haystack research scientist Aubrey Haschick dies at 73

Scientist Aubrey Haschick passed away in December 2022.

International team of scientists observes innermost structure of quasar jet

An international group of scientists has published new observations of the first quasar ever identified, 3C 273.

SOFIA’s final photon: SIMPLIFI and star formation

SIMPLIFI scientists study the intricate details of star formation.

Haystack-led MOXIE experiment reliably produces oxygen on Mars

MOXIE has successfully produced oxygen on seven experimental runs
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