China has world’s biggest radio telescope, but is focusing on more

//China has world’s biggest radio telescope, but is focusing on more

China has world’s biggest radio telescope, but is focusing on more

The largest radio telescope on Earth is found in southwestern China, and the country is considering building a further five of similar size to study aliens and other cosmic mysteries, according to a senior scientist involved in the proposals.The dish of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope (Fast), in the karst mountains of Guizhou province, covers an area large enough to stage 30 soccer games simultaneously. The collapse last year of the US’ long-serving 300-metre Arecibo…

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