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France celebrates completion of Noema radio telescope


European collaboration based in French Alps at full capacity

Eight years in the works, the Northern Extended Millimeter Array (Noema) radio telescope has reached full capacity following the successful installation of its twelfth 15-metre antenna.

Located 2,500 metres above sea level in the French Alps, Noema is used to study the universe’s ‘cold matter’, which includes black holes, “with the aim of solving the most fundamental questions in modern astronomy”, the CNRS—France’s largest public research organisation—said in a statement.

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