July 31, 2014

Video: Dynamical Star-Forming Gas Interaction Witnessed by ALMA

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This video from the Alma telescope shows a computer simulation of multiple star formation in turbulence. Powered by Fujitsu, and built with Linux servers, the purpose-built Atacama Compact Array (ACA) Correlator supercomputer system process images from the array, which was constructed on the Chajnantor plateau at 5,000 metres altitude, near Llano de Chajnantor Observatory in Chile.

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