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The Long Wavelength Array is a cutting edge technology facility in Magdalena, New Mexico. It is basically a radio telescope that utilizes low frequencies designed to be used to study cosmic evolution, relativistic particles, astrophysical plasma, giant flares from magnetars, and decametric radio emissions.

Dubbed as the ?astronomer?s field of dreams?, the Long Wavelength Array is composed of 53 stations with a sum total of 13,000 dipole antennas in a field measuring 400 km in diameter. It will collect high-resolution images of celestial flashes and could reveal radio waves from outside this solar system. It could detect nee worlds and planets and a host of other cosmic phenomena.

The Long Wavelength Array is still in completion but its first phase was already opened in the summer of 2011.
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