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ALMA Board Approves Band 1 Receivers

ALMA Band 1 receiver approved by ALMA Board.

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ALMA Observes Most Distant Oxygen Ever

ALMA detects most distant oxygen ever.

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ALMA Sounds, an Interactive Project to Search for a Common Cosmic Language

ALMA Sounds to be featured at Sonar+D Festival.

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First Detection of Methyl Alcohol in a Planet-forming Disk

ALMA detects methanol in TW Hya.

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Life’s First Handshake: Chiral Molecule Detected in Interstellar Space

Scientists applaud discovery of "handed" molecules in interstellar space.

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NRAO's New iOS App Puts the Radio Universe in Your Hand

NRAO launches its first mobile app, RadioSky, for free download in the Apple iTunes Store.

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Black Hole Deluged by Cold Intergalactic 'Rain'

Cosmic weather report shows "rain" of giant gas clouds onto supermassive black hole.

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VLA Reveals New Information on Workings of Jupiter's Atmosphere

Observations with the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA) have given scientists an unprecedented look into the atmosphere of Jupiter, revealing that features seen in visible light at the planet's cloud surfaces have effects tens of kilometers downward.

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