Video: Astronomers Discuss ALMA and the Next Generation VLA

Article ID: 671027

Released: 31-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: Newswise

  • Credit: ESO/C. Malin

    The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

The Future of Astronomy: ALMA and the Next Generation VLA – Live Expert Panel discussion

Two of the most iconic telescopes on Earth – the Very Large Array, or VLA as its known, and ALMA, the trailblazing Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array – are helping us understand our cosmic origins, but their stories are just beginning. New technology and future expansions will greatly enhance their abilities, revealing never-before-seen details of the cosmos. Two astronomers explain the latest discoveries and future upgrades for these powerful instruments.

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NRAO Expert Panel - Future of Radio Astronomy from Newswise on Vimeo.


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