September 25, 2016

World's Largest Radio Telescope Begins Operations in China (Source: Telegraph)
The world's largest radio telescope will be completed in China and start operation on Sunday, according to state broadcaster CCTV. The five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope, or FAST, is the world's largest radio telescope, CCTV said. The project was started in 2011 and technicians began assembling the telescope last July. The telescope is placed deep in the mountains of southwest China's Guizhou Province. (9/24)

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