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The antennas of ALMA scrutinize the mysteries of the universe 24 hours a day.

ALMA antennas at night

The antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) scrutinize the mysteries of the universe 24 hours a day. ALMA is an international astronomy facility that is a partnership of Europe, North America and East Asia in cooperation with the Republic of Chile. It is funded in part by the National Science Foundation.

Credit: ALMA

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