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The end for Arecibo observatory



 
 
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Old November 25th 20, 10:55 PM posted to alt.astronomy
Sylvain[_4_]
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Default The end for Arecibo observatory

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03270-9

It will be subsituted by a very huge chinese radiotelescope

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02790-3
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Old November 27th 20, 04:42 PM posted to alt.astronomy
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Default The end for Arecibo observatory

On 11/25/2020 1:55 PM, Sylvain wrote:
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03270-9

It will be subsituted by a very huge chinese radiotelescope

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02790-3


"The main cable that failed experienced wire breaks
(shown) before its sudden and unexpected collapse.
Credit: University of Central Florida/Arecibo Observatory

But that main cable, which was installed in the early 1960s,
had apparently degraded over time. Over the years, external
review committees have highlighted the ongoing need to maintain
the ageing cables."

Well DUHH !!

 




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