World-Renowned Arecibo Radio Telescope Set To Be Dismantled

In August a broken cable that supported a metal equipment platform created a 100-foot (30-meter) gash to the Arecibo radio telescope

Arecibo has been a vital resource for radio astronomy, astrophysics, atmospheric studies and solar system astronomy. Now, it’s set to close due to structural damage.

(Image credit: Arecibo Observatory via AP)

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