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NSF to decommission Cornell-designed Arecibo telescope

Space Daily Saturday, 21 November 2020 ()
NSF to decommission Cornell-designed Arecibo telescopeIthica NY (SPX) Nov 22, 2020

The large Cornell-designed telescopic "ear" at Arecibo, Puerto Rico, which listened for the enlightening crackle of the cosmos for nearly six decades, now hears silence. In the wake of two recent support-cable failures, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will decommission and dismantle the giant dish at Arecibo Observatory - the world-class radio telescope
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