Director, ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
The first of two episodes about our journey to Chile’s Atacama Desert, home to the ALMA Observatory, the radio telescope that is humanity’s most ambitious astronomy project. Join Mat Kaplan among the giant dishes at 16,500 feet above sea level. Bill Nye talked with a congressman about saving planetary science, and Bruce Betts has the latest on comet Pan-STARRS. You may win Bill Nye’s voice on your answering system!