Category: Science

Arecibo telescope collapses, ending 57-year run

The Areci­bo Obser­va­to­ry is gone. Its 900-ton instru­ment plat­form, sus­pend­ed above a dish in the karst hills of Puer­to Rico, col­lapsed this morn­ing, at about 8 a.m. local time, says Ramon Lugo, direc­tor of the Flori­da Space Insti­tute at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cen­tral Flori­da, which man­ages the 57-year-old radio tele­scope for the Nation­al Sci­ence Foun­da­tion (NSF).

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Earthquake update

SAN JUAN, Puer­to Rico — A mod­er­ate earth­quake  struck Puer­to Rico ear­ly Sun­day, dam­ag­ing some hous­es in west­ern and north­ern towns and caus­ing a rock slide on a high­way. No one was report­ed injured. The U.S....

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