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Radio telescope antennas of the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) project are seen in San Pedro de Atacama , Atacama desert, 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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Radio telescope antennas of the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) project are seen in San Pedro de Atacama , Atacama desert, 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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