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HFLS3, surrounding area, and CO spectrum
Massive Star Factory Churned in Universe’s Youth
April 17, 2013 at 4:49 pm | News Release

Astronomers using a world-wide collection of telescopes have discovered the most prolific star factory in the Universe, surprisingly in a galaxy so distant that they see as it was when the Universe was only six percent of its current age.

A combined ALMA and VLA image of the galactic center
ALMA Sees Stars Forming Near Galaxy Core
April 4, 2013 at 4:37 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array have discovered signs of star formation perilously close to the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.

South Pole Telescope-discovered galaxy observed by ALMA and Hubble Space Telescope
ALMA Finds ‘Monster’ Starburst Galaxies
March 13, 2013 at 4:35 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope have discovered starburst galaxies earlier in the Universe’s history than they were previously thought to have existed.

Chilean President Addresses ALMA Inauguration Ceremony.
ALMA Inauguration
March 13, 2013 at 4:33 pm | Announcement

ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, was officially inaugurated today in a ceremony that brought together representatives from the international astronomical community.

Structure of cyanomethanimine
Icy Cosmic Start for Amino Acids and DNA
February 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm | News Release

Using new technology at the telescope and in laboratories, researchers have discovered an important pair of prebiotic molecules in interstellar space.

Graphic illustrating the Yarkovsky Effect
Getting the Right Spin on a Close-Passing Asteroid
February 14, 2013 at 5:11 pm | News Release

The record-setting close approach of an asteroid on February 15 is an exciting opportunity for scientists, and a research team will use National Radio Astronomy Observatory and NASA telescopes to gain a key clue that will help them predict the future path of this nearby cosmic neighbor.

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