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A scientist works at the radio telescope control station of the ALMA... News PhotoAtacama Desert,Atacama Large Millimeter Array,Atacama Region,Chile,Control,Desert,Horizontal,Kilometer,Plateau,Radio,Santiago - Chile,Science and Technology,Scientist,Station,Telescope,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA scientist works at the radio telescope control station of the ALMA ( Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) project, in the Chajnantor plateau, Atacama desert, some 1500 km north of Santiago, on March 12,2013. The ALMA, an international partnership project between Europe, North America and East Asia, with the cooperation of Chile, is presently the largest astronomical project in the world. On March 13, 66 high precision antennas will be opened, located at an altitude of 5000 meters above sea level in the extremely arid Atacama desert. AFP PHOTO/Martin BERNETTI (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)