Aperture Spherical radio Telescope, also known as FAST. Photo: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences Aperture Spherical radio Telescope, also known as FAST. Photo: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Aperture Spherical radio Telescope, also known as FAST. Photo: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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China’s FAST is world’s only giant, single-dish radio telescope after Arecibo collapse

  • The 305-metre Puerto Rico telescope, opened in 1963, was the world’s largest, single-aperture radio telescope for 53 years until 2016
  • China’s FAST, which became fully operational in January this year, is expected to open to foreign scientists in 2021

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Aperture Spherical radio Telescope, also known as FAST. Photo: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences Aperture Spherical radio Telescope, also known as FAST. Photo: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Aperture Spherical radio Telescope, also known as FAST. Photo: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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