iCandy: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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Willie Jones covers transportation for IEEE Spectrum, and the history of technology for The Institute.

iCandy: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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When Vincent van Gogh painted The Starry Night in 1889, he brilliantly captured a single moment in time. But with the 13 March inauguration of the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array, or ALMA, scientists and engineers now have the ability to see back to the beginning of time itself. ALMA’s 50 (out of an eventual 66) high-precision antennas can yield images 10 times as sharp as those resolved by the Hubble Space Telescope.

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