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The Future of Astronomy: ALMA and the Next Generation VLA: Newswise Live Expert Panel Discussion

Two astronomers explain the latest discoveries and future upgrades for the Very Large Array, or VLA, and ALMA, the trailblazing Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017, 9:00am - 10:00am

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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.

Presenters
Dr. Al Wootten
ALMA North America Program Scientist
National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Dr. Eric Murphy
Project Scientist, the Next Generation Very Large Array
National Radio Astronomy Observatory

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is a facility of the National Science Foundation, operated under cooperative agreement by Associated Universities, Inc.

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