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Astronomers are still in turmoil over the loss of the iconic Arecibo radio telescope



The collapse of the iconic radio telescope in Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico last month left astronomers with many questions about what went wrong and what came next.

During a virtual event at City Hall held at the 237th conference of the American Astronomical Society on Monday (January 11th), officials at the National Science Foundation (NSF), which owns the facility, offered the most detailed retelling to date. which led to the uncontrolled collapse of the telescope on December 1.


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