ALMA Gets a New Heartbeat

ALMA Gets a New Heartbeat

6 February, 2024

A 'heart transplant' has just been conducted at 5.000 meters above sea level in the Chajnantor Plateau: the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has successfully installed a new hydrogen maser, which has been operational since January 2024. Funded by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), an ALMA partner on behalf of North America, this upgrade...