National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro

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  • Capturing the weakest radio wave signals emanating from distant stars and amplifying that signal by a process known as interferometry. If you've ever done that double slit light experiment in senior h...  more »
  • Very educational stop. Beyond the thinking of most people. Just how big is our world? No other place can you stand next to an antenna actively receiving radio signals that might be as old as 12 billio...  more »
  • On the VLA was I pleased all the time, we had been here 7 years ago. What has changed, is the new visitor center the introduction movie - must see! Friends tour over that terrain was class, to see the antennas from afar, is already great, but to stand before an antenna is extremely impressive. The visit is prefigured m. E. also very instructive, whether scientific or not. Just klasse‼️
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