Puerto Rico’s famed Arecibo telescope collapses
20 December 2020 | 12:43 pm
The celebrated Arecibo Observatory telescope in Puerto Rico, which once starred in a James Bond film, collapsed on Tuesday when its 900-ton receiver platform plunged 450 feet (140 meters) onto the radio dish below.
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