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NSF Prepares to Dish Up Millimeter Array Project

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Science  17 Jan 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5298, pp. 300-301
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5298.300a

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The world's most powerful telescope for investigating emissions in the millimeter-wavelength range—a rich source of information about early galaxies, star formation, the history of stellar evolution, and much more—will move from the drawing board to early development if Congress grants an upcoming budgetary wish from the National Science Foundation. And the proposed site for the Millimeter Array will take your breath away.

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