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Puerto Rican scientists featured in Physics journal

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The scientific journal Physics Today, has recently featured an article about research conducted at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.

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Puerto Rican contributions to astronomy highlighted by Physics Today

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The magazine Physics Today recently highlighted the research of Dr. Sixto González at the Arecibo Radiotelescope and the contributions of late Dr. Víctor Blanco, after whom the telescope in Cerro Tololo, Chile is named.

 

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Beyond the Stars... Legacy of the First Puerto Rican Astronomer, Dr. Victor M. Blanco

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Dr. Victor M. Blanco and the Victor Blanco Telescope at Cerro Tololo

The study of the planets, the stars, and the universe, in which we live, is the passion of many scientists.. Since the times of the British astronomer Edmund Halley and the British physicist Isaac Newton, the study field of Astronomy has been essential to understand what distinguishes celestial objects (position, distribution, movement, composition and energy).

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