The world’s largest radio telescope

The Atacama Large Millimeter Array, located in the Atacama Desert, is the product of a 20-year global effort by Europe, North America, and East Asia. With its 66 antennas sitting 16,400 feet above sea level, ALMA gives us an incredible view of the universe. (2:43)

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