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New consortium to manage the Arecibo Observatory

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A consortium of the University of Central Florida, the Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico, and the company Yang Enterprises will now manage the Arecibo Observatory.

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Arecibo Observatory helps solve mystery in galaxy far away

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Astronomers identified, for the first time, the location of repetitive emissions called fast radio bursts (FRB) to a galaxy 2.5 billion years away. The Arecibo Observatory played a key role in identifying the location of these FRB.

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Arecibo Observatory will support NASA in studying asteroid

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The Puerto Rico Observatory in collaboration with NASA will study asteroid 2004 BL86 which is coming to its closest point to Earth on Monday, January 26.

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20th anniversary of a Nobel Prize, made in Puerto Rico

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In 1975, Dr. Joseph Taylor and his graduate student Russell Hulse discovered pulsars using the Arecibo Radiotelescope. In 1993 they won a Nobel Prize in Physics for that discovery, which helped confirm Einstein's theory of relativity.

 

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20th anniversary of a Nobel Prize, made in Puerto Rico

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What do Albert Einstein and the Arecibo Observatory have in common? Twenty-years ago Joseph Taylor and Russell Hulse won a Nobel Prize for their discovery of pulsars, using the Arecibo Observatory to detect these binary stars. This discovery offered evidence of Einstein's theory of relativity.

 

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