Giant desert telescope sheds light on origins of planets and stars Add to ...


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Meet ALMA, a giant telescope positioned in Chile's Atacama Desert that is searching space for answers to how stars and planets are formed. Canada's National Research Council is responsible for maintaining the cutting-edge technology that calibrates and maintains the integrity of the detectors in each antenna

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