Legendary New Mexico: A Brief History of our military bases

Legendary New Mexico: A Brief History of our military bases

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. For more than 70 years, New Mexico has been a major military crossroads for the United States. At the dawn of the second World War, the Albuquerque Army Air Field was training thousands of military personnel on the B-17 “Flying Fortress”. The privately-owned Portair Field in Clovis became the Clovis Army Air Field and, just east of the White Sands Proving Grounds, the…

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New Mexico astronomers make surprise discovery with VLA

New Mexico astronomers make surprise discovery with VLA

2015 VLA radio image of the central region of Cygnus A. | Photo: Credit: Perley, et al., NRAO/AUI/NSF Stefan Dill SOCORRO, N.M. — Pointing the Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescopes near Socorro, N.M. at a famous galaxy for the first time in two decades, a team of astronomers has discovered a bright new object near the galaxy’s core. Rick Perley of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory said upgrades to the VLA in 2012 have…

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A Couple Things That You Can Do In New Mexico

A Couple Things That You Can Do In New Mexico

Have you ever been to the state of New Mexico during the spring? It’s a very beautiful place to visit. You may have tried to go there once or twice before, but you may have missed this season. This is when the flowers begin to bloom, and the leaves come out, making it very beautiful. If you can do several activities that are outdoors, you will definitely have fun taking in all of the beautiful…

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New Mexico mosquitoes capable of transmitting the Zika virus

New Mexico mosquitoes capable of transmitting the Zika virus

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say mosquitoes capable of transmitting the Zika virus have been found in Dona Ana County. The New Mexico Department of Health says it’s the first time this season that the mosquito species has been found in that part of the state. Mosquito surveillance in New Mexico’s southern counties is part of an ongoing joint project to map the range and distribution of the species that can transmit…

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Albuquerque

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Albuquerque

Whether you are originally from Albuquerque, or you have never even stepped foot in it, there are many little-known facts you have probably never heard of. Here are four things you didn’t know about the city. 1. People There Are Smart While places like Boston and New York City are home to great schools, did you know that there is a large number of people there who have earned a Doctorate? It is always listed…

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