CowboyNeal from the if-this-trend-continues dept.
Matthew Sparkes writes "Two prototype antennas for the world's largest array of millimeter-wave telescopes have passed a key test, working to track and image Saturn for more than an hour. Ultimately, ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) is expected to resolve details 10 times finer than the Hubble Space Telescope when it is completed in 2012."
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.