News From the Field
Arecibo Observatory main suspension cable repaired following earthquake
March 12, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.On Jan. 13, 2014, the William E. Gordon radio telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, sustained damage following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that was centered 37 miles northwest of Arecibo. Today, the observatory announces that repairs have been made and ongoing science is back to full capacity. Full Story
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