Atacama Large Millimeter Array Scientific Highlights

The ALMA can detect all the galaxies in the Hubble Deep Field (backdrop) in a single long observing session! When did the heavy elements form? By observing them directly, in atomic, molecular, or agglomerate (dust) form, we can approach an answer to this question. I maintain a list of all distant galaxies detected in CO emission, as well as dust continuum emission.

Show me what else the ALMA will do in the field of


Show me what the ALMA will do in the field of Solar System Studies!

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NRAO The Atacama Large Millimeter Array is A Project of the
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
and the National Science Foundation
aong with other partners.

ALMA's man on the San Pedro de Atacama de Chile scene, Angel Otarola has a WWW page also.

NRO's LMSA will be similar to the ALMA, and discussions continue on how to include tese instruments in one decamegamillimeter array (you see..a megamillimeter is a kilometer and a decamegamillimeter is ten kilometers, the baseline of the combined, or Atacama, array).

Existing arrays also have WWW pages: The Owens Valley Radio Observatory Array
The BIMA Array
The IRAM Array
The Nobeyama Array
The Submillimeter Array

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