Riding the Radio Astronomy Carrier Wave: How Things Look from the United States

Sunday, 15 February 2015: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Room LL21B (San Jose Convention Center)
Anthony J. Beasley,National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, VA
This presentation will review how the US astronomy community has recently initiated science operations with powerful new instrument capabilities in the radio/submillimeter. The status and prospects for US radio astronomy at mid-decade will be described. The science/facility opportunities envisioned for the future (including the SKA) will be discussed and an overview given of the technologies and emerging opportunities for collaboration with the international community.