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Paper: The Atacama Large Millimeter Array: Observing the Distant Universe
Volume: 339, Observing Dark Energy
Page: 177
Authors: Radford, S.J.E.
Abstract: Observations at millimeter and submillimeter wavelengths will be crucial for understanding galaxy formation and evolution in the early universe. Much of the star formation in the cosmos occurs in galaxies heavily obscured by dust, where optical and ultraviolet energy from young stars and AGNs is absorbed and re-emitted at far infrared/submillimeter wavelengths.

When complete around 2012, the Atacama Large Millimeter Array will provide unprecedented capabilities for observing the continuum and spectroscopic properties of objects in the distant universe. Some observational possibilities are reviewed.

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