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Puerto Rico commits $8 million to rebuild Arecibo telescope – Yahoo Lifestyle Australia

Puerto Rico has approved $8 million to help rebuild the Arecibo Observatory telescope, although it will likely need considerably more help.

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Theres a glimmer of hope for the collapsed Arecibo Observatory telescope as 2020 draws to a close. El Nuevo Diareports that Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez has signed an executive order approving $8 million to help rebuild the radio telescope. Its reconstruction is important as a matter of public policy and reestablishing the Observatory as a world-class educational center, the Governors office said.
The National Science Foundation said it would tear down the Observatory as repairs would be too…

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