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Arecibo telescope collapses, ending 57-year run

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).

ARECIBO OBSERVATORY TO CHANGE HANDS

ARECIBO OBSERVATORY TO CHANGE HANDS

The NSF has announced that the giant radio telescope/dish will con­tin­ue to do crit­i­cal research, and has changed man­age­ment hands to the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cen­tral Flori­da (UCF). The Nation­al Sci­ence Foun­da­tion announced Thurs­day that the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cen­tral Flori­da will…

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