Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array

Amazing Video Timelapse Of Big Telescopes At Work In Chile

What's it like to spend a night at a huge telescope observatory? Jordi Busque recorded a brilliant timelapse of the…

8 years ago

Some Of Comet ISON’s Organic Materials Arose In An Unexpected Place

While Comet ISON's breakup around Thanksgiving last year disappointed many amateur observers, its flight through the inner solar system beforehand…

8 years ago

Giant Planet May Be Lurking In ‘Poisonous’ Gas Around Beta Pictoris

A Saturn-mass planet might be lurking in the debris surrounding Beta Pictoris, new measurements of a debris field around the…

8 years ago

Gorgeous Telescope Timelapse Makes You Feel Like You’re Standing In Chile

As the chill of winter settles into the northern hemisphere, fantasies of down-south travel pervade a lot of people's dreams.…

9 years ago

Astronomers See Snow … In Space!

There's an excellent chance of frost in this corner of the universe: astronomers have spotted a "snow line" in a…

9 years ago

Dying Star Blows Surprising Spiral Bubble

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, or ALMA, astronomers found an unexpected spiral structure surrounding the red giant star R…

10 years ago