August - Milky Way above ALMA array

Several of ALMA’s radio antennas peer upwards, as the band of the Milky Way arches overhead. ALMA will look far beyond our home galaxy, however, to areas that lie at the very edge of the observable Universe, where conditions that existed shortly after the Big Bang can be studied.

Credit:

Y. Beletsky (LCO)/ESO

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