The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), touted as the largest ground-based astronomy project in the world, will be officially opened for business next week with a cosmic inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, March
The Southern Cross, the Milky Way, and the Large Magellanic Cloud shine above the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) as it observes on a clear night sky during its Early Science phase. Image credit: C.
Road to the Milky Way at La Silla In this picture, our home galaxy the Milky Way stretches across the sky above the landscape of the Chilean Andes. In the foreground, the roads of ESO’s La Silla Observatory are packed with state-of-the-art.