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The video shows the heart-pounding moment when the Arecibo telescope collapsed – haveeruonline

The world’s second-largest radio telescope crashed Tuesday morning.The 900-ton operating platform of the Arecibo Laboratory, which received radio waves

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The world’s second-largest radio telescope crashed Tuesday morning.
The 900-ton operating platform of the Arecibo Laboratory, which received radio waves and was suspended in the air at 450 feet (140 meters), collided with a 1,000-foot-wide (300-meter-wide) disk below. When it fell, it was pulled down with the tops of three surrounding support towers.
Inactive videos show that the hanging platform started when the cables connecting one of the towers broke. Previously, The sub-cable of the same tower…

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