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The Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico Collapses

The Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico Collapses

The Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico Collapses The Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico Collapses The enormous Arecibo radio telescope, a destination for astronomers perched in the mountains of Puerto Rico, has collapsed, the National Science Foundation said on Tuesday. The telescope’s 900-ton receiver platform, which was suspended by cables connected to three towers, fell onto the 1,000-foot antenna dish sometime …

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Arecibo Observatory, a Great Eye on the Cosmos, Is Going Dark

Arecibo Observatory, a Great Eye on the Cosmos, Is Going Dark

Arecibo Observatory, a Great Eye on the Cosmos, Is Going Dark Arecibo Observatory, a Great Eye on the Cosmos, Is Going Dark Dan Wertheimer of the University of California, Berkeley, a leader in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, wrote in an email, “Arecibo has made profound discoveries, helping Earthlings understand our planet and the universe.” He added, “I hope Congress …

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