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ALMA’s science, so far

Scientists commissioned this giant submillimeter array in March, and they've already made plenty of discoveries.
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The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) is the largest telescope studying radiation at these long wavelengths. This radiation comes from cold objects in the sky — like dust disks that will eventually lead to planets and prestellar cores marking the very early stages of star formation.

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