Massive Arecibo radio telescope featured in James Bond movie collapses

//Massive Arecibo radio telescope featured in James Bond movie collapses

Massive Arecibo radio telescope featured in James Bond movie collapses

A massive radio telescope at Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory – one of the world’s largest – collapsed on Tuesday after sustaining severe damage since August, officials said, following 57 years of astronomical discoveries.The deteriorating telescope’s 900-tonne instrument platform, suspended by cables 137 metres above a 305-metre-wide bowl-shaped reflector dish, fell on Tuesday morning, the US National Science Foundation said. No injuries were reported, it added.The telescope – which received…

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