CHILE-ASTRONOMY-TELESCOPE-ALMA-PINERA : News Photo

CHILE-ASTRONOMY-TELESCOPE-ALMA-PINERA

Chilean president Sebastian Pinera (C), Alma Director Thijs De Graauw (R) and General Director ESO, Tim De Zeeuw (L) arrive at the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) project control station, in San Pedro de Atacama, some 1500 km north of Santiago, on March 13, 2013. The ALMA, an international partnership project of Europe, North America and East Asia with the cooperation of Chile, is presently the largest astronomical project in the world. Today will be opened 59 of 66 high precision antennas, located at 5000 of altitude in the extremely arid Atacama desert. AFP PHOTO/Martin BERNETTI (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chilean president Sebastian Pinera (C), Alma Director Thijs De Graauw (R) and General Director ESO, Tim De Zeeuw (L) arrive at the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) project control station, in San Pedro de Atacama, some 1500 km north of Santiago, on March 13, 2013. The ALMA, an international partnership project of Europe, North America and East Asia with the cooperation of Chile, is presently the largest astronomical project in the world. Today will be opened 59 of 66 high precision antennas, located at 5000 of altitude in the extremely arid Atacama desert. AFP PHOTO/Martin BERNETTI (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
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