Fast is the world’s largest radio telescope and could help to expand scientists’ understanding of the universe. Photo: Xinhua
Fast is the world’s largest radio telescope and could help to expand scientists’ understanding of the universe. Photo: Xinhua

China is offering over a million dollars for a foreigner to run the world’s largest telescope, so why is nobody applying?

Only a handful of astronomers might be qualified to run the Fast facility in Guizhou – and the challenges of the job could be putting them off

Topic |   China science
Fast is the world’s largest radio telescope and could help to expand scientists’ understanding of the universe. Photo: Xinhua
Fast is the world’s largest radio telescope and could help to expand scientists’ understanding of the universe. Photo: Xinhua
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