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New Telescope Opens For Business In Chile's Atacama Desert
2011-10-03 09:36:24

Astronomers have opened up its doors to a new ground-base telescope that will help give scientists a peak at the places that have never been explored.

Cryogenic Catering Truck Comes To ALMA Observatory
2011-09-04 05:28:16

The ultimate in high altitude, high-tech catering has arrived in Chile to serve chilled "provisions" to the telescopes at the largest astronomical complex in the world, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

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2011-07-28 11:15:00

The first European antenna for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has reached new heights, having been transported to the observatory’s Array Operations Site (AOS) on 27 July 2011. .

2010-12-01 03:00:00

LIMA, Peru, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Li3 Energy, Inc.

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2010-11-04 13:45:00

Stretching 100 kilometers through Chile’s harsh Atacama Desert, a newly inaugurated data cable is creating new opportunities at ESO’s Paranal Observatory and the Observatorio Cerro Armazones.

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2010-11-02 07:50:00

Team uses observations from powerful radio telescope in high Andean desert; results will help scientists understand how universe is evolving.

2010-07-07 07:29:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- RADWIN (http://www.radwin.com), the leading provider of Backhaul and Broadband Wireless Solutions, today announced that its RADWIN 2000 high-capacity links were chosen by the largest mining company in Chile.

2010-04-14 10:52:00

HELSINKI, Finland, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Atacama Labs Oy today announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Lammens as Chief Technology Officer, CTO. Dr.

2010-03-04 04:55:00

HELSINKI, Finland, March 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - A Finnish Company ATACAMA LABS OY and a German Based EXCELLA GmbH (Fareva Holding SA) Have Signed a Contract Manufacturing Agreement to Jointly Market and Sell PDG Granule and Tablet Manufacturing Services for the Pharmaceutical Industry - Excella / Atacama Labs Offer for the Pharmaceutical Industry Atacama Labs Oy has developed an innovative oral drug delivery technology (called 'pneumatic dry granulation' or 'PDG...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

La Silla Observatory -- La Silla is a 2400-m mountain, bordering the southern extremity of the Atacama desert in Chile. It is located about 160 Km north of La Serena. Its geographical coordinates are: Latitude 29 15' south & Longitude 70 44' west. Originally known as Cinchado, the mountain was renamed La Silla (the saddle) after its shape. It rises quite isolated and remote from any artificial light and dust sources (astronomy's worst enemies). La Silla was the first ESO...

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