December 1st, 2020

lolcat: science

RIP Arecibo

The dish at Arecibo Observatory has been destroyed by the instrument platform collapsing into it. It had already been declared unsalvageable after critical load-bearing cable failures.

Three photos from my trip there in 2006.

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I will be raising a glass in Arecibo's honour tonight. This entry was originally posted at https://nanila.dreamwidth.org/1312263.html. The titration count is at comment count unavailable.0 pKa.