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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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Mount Wilson Observatory, Icon of Cosmology, ‘Declared Safe’ From Fires

Mount Wilson Observatory, Icon of Cosmology, 'Declared Safe' From Fires

Mount Wilson Observatory, Icon of Cosmology, ‘Declared Safe’ From Fires Mount Wilson Observatory, Icon of Cosmology, ‘Declared Safe’ From Fires Mount Wilson Observatory, where astronomers a century ago first described the expansion of the universe, appears to have survived a close call with the Bobcat fire, which has been ravaging the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California. “It looks very …

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