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Fraser
2014-Feb-12, 11:20 PM
The Arecibo Observatory’s 300 meter (1,000 ft) radio telescope is undergoing emergency repair after being damaged during a 6.4 magnitude earthquake on January 13, 2014. A large cable that supports the telescope’s receiver platform had “serious damage,” according to Bob Kerr, the Director of the Arecibo Observatory. “A protocol structural survey following the January 13 […]

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