China’s giant radio telescope tunes in to the universe


The Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) has a 500 metre diameter. Photo: AFP

The Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) has a 500 metre diameter. Photo: AFP

SCMP says in its report today that China’s world largest radio telescope with a diameter of 500 meters went into operation yesterday. “It took five years and US$180 million to complete and surpasses that of the 300 metre Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, “ says SCMP.

Source: SCMP “China’s giant radio telescope tunes in to the universe”. Full text of the report can be viewed at http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2022470/chinas-giant-radio-telescope-tunes-universe

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One Comment on “China’s giant radio telescope tunes in to the universe”

  1. Steve says:

    As for listening for signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life, Decades ago within the commentaries of the BuddhaDharma, awakened monks has repeatedly said that in the future of space travels, due to different and numerous zones, astronauts maybe able by chance witness beings of the lower heavens, but that does not mean one is able to land the spacecraft nor have any form of communications with them.

    When you think of it, right here on earth and due to different zones, many people due to their karmic consequences are able to witness demons and ghost.

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