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Pulsars Pulsar Astronomy and Physics at the Arecibo Observatory with Dr. Joanna Rankin

In January, Dr. Joanna Rankin, Professor Emerita of the Department of Physics at the University of Vermont and longtime AO user, visited with science and management staff at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and the Florida Space Institute (FSI) for several days, followed by one month at the Arecibo Observatory. Read More


Dear AO Stakeholders, As you know Puerto Rico has been impacted with a series of significant earthquakes throughout thIs past week. All AO staff members are safe and our technical teams have completed preliminary visual analysis of the primary structure and have found no immediate damage/ issues, however a more detailed inspection needs to be completed once the aftershocks subside. Read More