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Daring Chinese telescope is poised to transform astronomy

Construction of the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) is complete, but debugging has only just begun.
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Construction complete on the world's largest radio telescope in China

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With the installation of a final triangular panel on July 3, 2016, construction has been completed on the gargantuan Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) in Dawodang, Kedu Town, Guizhou Province, China. Upon ...

Largest radio telescope on Earth switched on in China

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China is one step closer to leading the search for alien radio signals. On Sunday the Chinese Academy of Sciences announced that the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) has begun operations. FAST takes over ...

China just finished building the world’s largest telescope to look for aliens

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Yesterday, China completed construction of the world’s largest radio telescope in Pingtang County, southwest of China’s Guizhou Province. The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, took roughly five years to compl...

The World's Largest Radio Telescope Dish Is Taking Shape Like a Giant Puzzle

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Within a year, the world’s current largest single-dish radio telescope, the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, will lose its title. It will instead be usurped by this: the Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST...

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You’ve probably seen photos of the massive Arecibo radio telescope in the past, but it’s no longer the biggest. A new one called the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST for short). The acronym […]


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