With a diameter of 120 metres (394 feet), the Jingdong Radio Telescope will help keep a watchful eye on pulsars to make sure Earth stays on time, and boost China’s growing reputation in radio astronomy. Illustration: Handout
With a diameter of 120 metres (394 feet), the Jingdong Radio Telescope will help keep a watchful eye on pulsars to make sure Earth stays on time, and boost China’s growing reputation in radio astronomy. Illustration: Handout
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World’s largest steerable radio telescope to play a timely role in China’s space aspirations

  • Jingdong Radio Telescope will help keep a watchful eye on pulsars to ensure Earth stays on time
  • Bold new project will be a giant leap for China’s role in radio astronomy

With a diameter of 120 metres (394 feet), the Jingdong Radio Telescope will help keep a watchful eye on pulsars to make sure Earth stays on time, and boost China’s growing reputation in radio astronomy. Illustration: Handout
With a diameter of 120 metres (394 feet), the Jingdong Radio Telescope will help keep a watchful eye on pulsars to make sure Earth stays on time, and boost China’s growing reputation in radio astronomy. Illustration: Handout
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