A woman takes photos of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope, also known as FAST. The world’s largest full dish radio telescope is located in Pingtang County, in southwest China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua A woman takes photos of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope, also known as FAST. The world’s largest full dish radio telescope is located in Pingtang County, in southwest China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua
A woman takes photos of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope, also known as FAST. The world’s largest full dish radio telescope is located in Pingtang County, in southwest China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua

Inside China Tech: FAST keeps big eye on space after Arecibo collapse

  • FAST – short for Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope – has a dish as large as 30 football fields
  • Dubbed ‘Sky Eye’ by Chinese authorities, FAST is expected to be open to foreign scientists from next year

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A woman takes photos of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope, also known as FAST. The world’s largest full dish radio telescope is located in Pingtang County, in southwest China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua A woman takes photos of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope, also known as FAST. The world’s largest full dish radio telescope is located in Pingtang County, in southwest China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua
A woman takes photos of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope, also known as FAST. The world’s largest full dish radio telescope is located in Pingtang County, in southwest China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua
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