Welcome to the LWA!
This is the LWA Consolidated Information Site designed to be a centralized resource for team members and other parties interested in the development of the Long Wavelength Array (LWA) in the Southwest.
The LWA is an effort to advance astronomy by using inexpensive antenna stations to build a very large aperture to probe the depths of space at the lowest frequencies - between 10 MHz and 88 MHz.
As we proceed with the project evaluation, we will endeavor to post at this website the latest information from conferences, technical memos and other contributions.
This project is a collaboration of the following institutions: UNM, VT, LANL, JPL, and NRL. Caltech, Harvard, NRAO and AFRL have also recently become involved in the project.
The LWA1 is now a University Radio Observatory
Support for operations and continuing development of the LWA1 is provided by the National Science Foundation under grant AST-1139974 of the University Radio Observatory program.
Early Results from Low-Frequency Radio Telescopes
December 8-10, 2014 at ASU in Tempe, Arizona.
LWA Sevilleta Site Under Construction
Antennas are on order, we will be standing this new station up soon.
August 15, 2014 - Cycle 5 Call for Proposals
Relevant information and the full call is posted at the Proposals page. Deadline for proposals is midnight MST August 15, 2014.
LWA-TV hits 6000 viewers in October 2014
January 2014 - Recent results from the LWA1
were presented in January at the NM Symposium held in Socorro, NM (Jan 17)
at the 223rd AAS meeting in Washington DC.
AAS Abstracts are in the Scientific Program