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10 huge machines that changed science
When it comes to science, brawn can be brilliant.
Giant ALMA Telescope’s Amazing Early Discoveries Are Only The Beginning
Earth's biggest astronomy machine, inaugurated last week, will see farther into the past than ever before.
ALMA, Earth’s Largest Telescope, Is Officially Open For Business
The next 30 years of observations will revolutionize astronomy.
PopSci Visits The World’s Largest Radio Telescope
ALMA is finally being unwrapped, and your telescope correspondent is going to Chile to see it.
For The First Time, Astronomers See Giant Planets Helping Their Star Grow
Observations of distant gassy discs show how giant gas planets form along with their stars.
Newly Found Baby Star’s Solar System Is Youngest Ever Seen
The protostar and its protoplanetary disk are still in the process of being born.
Found in Orbit Around a Young Sunlike Star: Sugar
The sweet building block of life
ALMA, the World’s Largest Radio Telescope, Grabs Its First Images
The world’s largest astronomical facility has opened its eyes, turning nearly two dozen antennae toward the heavens to study the...