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  • Damaged Arecibo Observatory collapses

    Laurel KornfeldDecember 1st, 2020

      The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, a world-famous 1,000-foot-wide radio telescope through which major discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics were made, collapsed on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 1, after one of its main cables broke on Nov. 6.