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The AtLAST team mourns Richard Hills, who passed away June 5th, 2022, and to whom we are ever grateful. Over the last several decades, Richard contributed to many of the premier millimeter and submillimeter telescopes around the world, including JCMT, ALMA, CMB-S4, and, most recently, AtLAST.

New AtLAST logo showing an antenna, mountains with snow and desert

Designed and implemented by Luca Di Mascolo, the new logo shows more realistic features of the antenna’s structural design as well as hints at the ideal location for the world's largest sub-millimetre astronomical telescope.

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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.

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Last week the Department of Technology Systems and the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics had the pleasure of hosting a two days visit from Carlos De Breuck, a collaborator from the EU project AtLAST.