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In the Spring of 2021, the University of Central Florida (UCF) offered a unique course designed to give students a deep, exclusive understanding of the science, engineering, and operations of the Arecibo Observatory, titled “The Arecibo Observatory: Unparalleled Science & Discovery”. The seminar-styled graduate course was offered through the NASA-funded Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Science (CLASS), partnering with NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI).  + Read More


The CEDAR 2021 workshop took place virtually between 20 June and 25 June 2021. It consisted of plenary talks in the mornings followed by multiple parallel sessions. The participation of the Space and Atmospheric Science (SAS) scientists of Arecibo Observatory (AO) in CEDAR 2021 workshop was extensive and well-received. AO scientists were first authors for five presentations and served as co-authors for additional presentations. AO senior scientist Shikha Raizada was invited to deliver two presentations while AO scientists Christiano Brum, Selvaraj Dharmalingam and Sukanta Sau contributed one presentation each. + Read More