By Dennis Schatz - Senior Vice President for Strategic Programs
The question in this edition is:
What telescope will no longer be the largest in the world?
The answer: Arecibo
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For almost a half century, the Arecibo Radio Telescope has been the largest telescope in the world at 1,000 feet across. But that will soon end when the Chinese government builds the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) that will be more than 1,500 feet across in a remote spot in southern China. It will be able to observe faint objects that are three times farther away than we can detect now. Learn more about this immense telescope at skyandtelescope.com.
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