• ALMA sees galaxy merger in distant universe

  • Planets Grow Up So Fast!

  • Stirring mystery in Titan’s atmosphere

  • Baby sun shows signs of windy weather

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ALMA sees galaxy merger in distant universe

People grow. You are taller now than when you were five years old. Galaxies, like our own Milky Way, also grow. Right now, the Milky

Planets Grow Up So Fast!

Astronomers have captured this amazing new space photograph showing the birth of a Solar System! Earth and the other seven planets of our Solar System

Stirring mystery in Titan’s atmosphere

ALMA has found a mystery in the atmosphere of Titan, the largest moon of the planet Saturn. Some organic molecules – molecules that contain atoms

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Is there a lot to see?

ALMA is located in the Atacama Desert. When thinking about a desert, you probably imagine a vast, boring stretch of hot sand, with the occasional

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

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