Japan initially planned to build a Large Millimeter and Submillimeter Array of 50 antennas each with a 10-meter diameter.
What does SMA stand for?
SMA stands for Submillimeter Array (Radio Telescope)
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- Stormwater Management Academy
- Strategic Market Analysis
- Student Managed Assessment (computer-based learning)
- Student Marketing Association
- Student Medical Assistant
- Studio of Masquerade Arts (Canada)
- Styrene Maleic Anhydride
- Sub Multi Assembly (fiber optic cable connector type)
- Sub-Miniature A Connector
- Subject Matter Area
- SubMiniature Version A
- Subsequent Maximization Algorithm
- Sue McLean & Associates (Minneapolis, MN)
- Suggested for Mature Audiences (movie ratings)
- Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (Sumitomo Heavy Industries; Japan)
- Summer Music Academy (various locations)
- Super Mario Advance (Video game - Gameboy Advance)
- Superior Martial Arts (various locations)
- Superior Mesenteric Artery (upper intestinal artery)
- Supervising Medical Attending (Maryland)
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Washington, Feb 27 ( ANI ): New images from the Smithsonian's Submillimeter Array (SMA) telescope provide the most detailed view yet of stellar nurseries within the Snake nebula, offering new insights into how cosmic seeds can grow into massive stars.
Astronomer Remy Indebetouw of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and colleagues took another stab using a new high-resolution telescope network called the Atacama Large Millimeter/ submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile.
Using a telescope known as the Submillimeter Array (SMA), which is located at Mauna Kea Observatory on Mauna Kea Island, Hawai'i, Li and Henning measured specific properties of radiation received from different regions of the galaxy which are correlated with the orientation of these region's magnetic fields.
The study's authors -- who include astronomers from Yale University, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Germany -- found the object using the Submillimeter Array in Hawaii and the Spitzer Space Telescope.
To determine whether the cloud contained clumps of denser gas, called dense cores, the team used the Submillimeter Array (SMA), a collection of eight radio telescopes on top of Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
Tobin and his colleagues used the Submillimeter Array and the Combined Array for Millimeter-wave Astronomy to study the object, called L1527 IRS, residing in a stellar nursery called the Taurus Cloud.
To tease out the disk's structure, Espada and his colleagues used the sharp vision of the Smithsonian's Submillimeter Array.