• Stellar cocoon doesn’t contain ingredients for recipe of life

  • ALMA discovers that planets are born quicker than thought

  • Forecast: Cold downpours expected for giant black hole

  • ALMA finds oxygen in the early Universe

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Stellar cocoon doesn’t contain ingredients for recipe of life

If you want to cook up a nice meal, you need the right ingredients. Without beans, you can’t make a good chili. And to bake

ALMA discovers that planets are born quicker than thought

Adapted from Space Scoop – UNAWE. It takes nine months for a human baby to grow and 22-months for a baby elephant. But how long

Forecast: Cold downpours expected for giant black hole

A giant black hole in a distant galaxy is in for some heavy rain storms. Using ALMA, astronomers have discovered giant clouds of cold gas

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How are the antennas moved around?

The huge array of 66 ALMA antennas is located at the Chajnantor Plateau in the north of Chile, at 5,000 meters altitude. The site is

How does ALMA see ‘invisible light’?

Look around you. You see the text you are reading right now. You see the room where you’re sitting in. Outside the window, you may

What are millimeter waves?

If your ears are good, you can hear very high tones. Children’s ears are usually better than the ears of grown-ups. So you might be