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Eyes on the Heavens

March 18

Light from the setting sun dances on antennas forming part of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), high in Chile’s Atacama Desert. The world’s largest and costliest ground-based telescope, ALMA was officially inaugurated in 2013 and has already delivered on expectations, allowing researchers to peer at 26 distant galaxies showing bursts of star formation.

See more pictures from the April 2014 feature story “Cosmic Dawn.

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Posted by on March 18, 2014 in Things that make you go Hmmm

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