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Astronomers are still recovering from the loss of the iconic Arecibo radio telescope



The collapse of the iconic radio telescope by Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, astronomers last month left a series of questions about what went wrong and what comes next.

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


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