Part of the Arecibo radio telescope collapsed this summer. A supporting cable had snapped.
Another cable gave way this month….
…I’ll be taking a quick look at the Arecibo observatory’s origin and achievements. Make that achievements of scientists using the radio reflector. What? No Space Alien Conspiracies? Sic Transit Gloria Arecibo A Professor, Sputnik and an Act of Congress World’s Biggest: 1963-2016 An Unexpected Spin-Orbit Resonance Pulsars, Planets and Prudence Science, Safety and Greater AdmirationMore at A Catholic Citizen in America.