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Web Extra: Explore ALMA with the ALMA Explorer

On this interactive website, you can travel from the antennas in the high Atacama Desert to the llamas near San Pedro, watching interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.
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The ALMA Explorer website allows visitors to select a stop they wish to visit.

Just because you don’t have a lot of cash to throw at a plane ticket to Santiago, Chile, doesn’t mean you can’t visit the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). The scientists, engineers, and outreach specialists at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory collaborated to take you on a better tour than you would get if you showed up at the 3-mile-high (5,000 meters) telescope site.

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