• ALMA witness how parent molecular clouds force their babies to eat

  • ALMA finds globular cluster in the making

  • Monster black hole has strong magnetic field

  • Building blocks of life found in disk around baby star

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ALMA witness how parent molecular clouds force their babies to eat

Did you notice that new born babies are eating all the time? Maybe that’s why they grow up so fast. One Taiwanese lullaby sings that

ALMA finds globular cluster in the making

Globular clusters are the dinosaurs of the universe. A globular cluster is a huge, ball-shaped collection of many hundreds of thousands of stars – something

Monster black hole has strong magnetic field

Black holes are dangerous. They have so much gravity that they pull everything inward that comes too close. And when something falls into a black

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Why is ALMA so high?

ALMA is the highest observatory in the world. The Chajnantor Plateau, where the 66 ALMA antennas are located, is at five kilometers above sea level.

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

How are ALMA’s antennas connected?

Your eyes are connected to your brain through thick bundles of nerve cells. These optic nerves transfer the signals from your two retinas to your