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Image Release: ALMA Reveals Sun in New Light

ALMA turns its amazing vision to our Sun.

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Precise Location, Distance Provide Breakthrough in Study of Fast Radio Bursts

For the first time, astronomers have pinpointed the location in the sky of a Fast Radio Burst, allowing them to determine the distance and home galaxy of one of these mysterious pulses of radio waves.

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Milky-Way-Like Galaxies Seen in their Awkward Adolescent Years

ALMA sees progenitors of Milky-Way-Like Galaxies

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VLA, ALMA Team Up to Give First Look at Birthplaces of Most Current Stars

Astronomers have gotten their first look at exactly where most of today's stars were born.

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Death of Former Director Kwok-Yung (Fred) Lo

Death of former Director Kwok-Yung (Fred) Lo

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ALMA Finds Compelling Evidence for Pair of Infant Planets around Young Star

New ALMA observation uncover compelling evidence that two planets orbit young star.

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Embryonic Cluster Galaxy Immersed in Giant Cloud of Cold Gas

Astronomers studying a cluster of still-forming protogalaxies seen as they were more than 10 billion years ago have found that a giant galaxy in the center of the cluster is forming from a surprisingly-dense soup of molecular gas.

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Tsunami of Stars and Gas Produces Dazzling Eye-shaped Feature in Galaxy

Glancing collision produces galactic "eyelids."

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