Dr. Aparna Venkatesan studies the distant reaches of space and time, while advocating for a night sky undamaged by orbital clutter.
Newly released videos capture the horrifying moment when an enormous suspended platform plunged through the observatory’s dish.
After 57 years of service to the astronomical community, the Arecibo Observatory collapsed on Tuesday, sparking widespread grief.
The radio telescope, which made high-profile appearances in pop culture, probed space searching for radio signals, planets, signs of alien life, and more.
Puerto Rico’s historic radio telescope was smashed by another broken cable that may be related to a similar accident in August.
The cable tore a 100-foot hole in the gargantuan dish in Puerto Rico, which was featured in Carl Sagan's novel 'Contact' and the James Bond film 'GoldenEye.'
Can Earth get pwnd from space?