Webpages tagged with «Chile»

Group photo of three persons standing next to solar panels in the Atacama desert
Published Sep. 16, 2022 12:15 PM

In June our energy team went for their first field trip to Atacama del Chile, 5000 m above sea level, a notorious paradise for astronomers. The team ran workshops and discussed with engineers on site about renewable energy solutions.

self photo of a group of people
Published Aug. 31, 2022 1:50 PM

July 5th was a crucial day for the AtLAST project: several months of planning and organization culminated in a workshop on sustainable energy communities in San Pedro de Atacama.

group of 4 persons sat at a dining table with a view towards Oslo
Published June 30, 2022 12:35 PM

In June 2022, the University of Oslo, on behalf of the AtLAST consortium, and the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR), signed a cooperation agreement to facilitate and promote the scientific and technical collaboration between the AtLAST design study and the APEX telescope projects.

panoramic picture of a chilean desert with orange soil, blue sky with white clouds and some snow
Published Jan. 31, 2022 9:53 AM

In December 2021, two of our Europe-based AtLAST team members traveled to Chile and started the local activities for the site selection and sustainable energy work. Where should we place the new 50-meter dish?