Official inauguration of NOEMA

//Official inauguration of NOEMA

Official inauguration of NOEMA

Eight years after its first antenna was inaugurated in 2014, the major astronomical project is now complete: NOEMA is now the new major facility for radio astronomy in Europe. It consists of twelve 15-meter antennas that can be moved along tracks up to a distance of 1.7 kilometers, making it a powerful new tool for astronomical research.

On September 30, 2022, NOEMA has been inaugurated in the presence of Antoine Petit, President and CEO of the CNRS, Martin Stratmann, President of the MPG, Rafael Bachiller, Director of the Observatorio Astronómico Nacional of the IGN, Karl Schuster, IRAM Director, Stéphane Guilloteau, Chairman of the IRAM Steering Committee, and Reinhard Genzel, 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics and member of the IRAM Steering Committee.

Read here the IRAM article and here the CNRS article on the NOEMA inauguration.


Image: © IRAM, K.Zacher; From right to left: Antoine Petit (CNRS President), Martin Stratmann (MPG President), Karl Schuster (IRAM Director) and Stephane Guilloteau (CNRS, IRAM Council Chair)

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