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Remembering the parabola of the Arecibo observatory, two years after its collapse

Remembering the parabola of the Arecibo observatory, two years after its collapse

An aerial photo of the destroyed radio dish. The dish destroys the day it collapses. It happened in less than 10 seconds, two years ago today: Arecibo Observatory’s 300-meter radio dish collapsed, eliminating one of the most renowned sources of radio observations. in the world. During its 57 years of operation in northern Puerto Rico, …

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Remembering the parabola of the Arecibo observatory, two years after its collapse

Remembering the parabola of the Arecibo observatory, two years after its collapse

The dish destroys the day it collapses.Photo: RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP (Getty Images) It happened in less than 10 seconds, two years ago today: the 300 meters of the Arecibo observatory the satellite dish collapsed, eliminating one of the world’s most renowned sources of radio sightings. During its 57 years of operation in northern Puerto Rico, the …

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