Arecibo Observatory Update after recent earthquakes
Eng. Francisco Cordova - Director of the Arecibo Observatory
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
Science & Visitor Center Opening Soon!!We’re glad to announce the tower inspections have gone smoothly and after a shaky start to 2020, the S&VC will re-open its doors on Wednesday, January 29!
Upcoming Colloquium next January
Our next speaker Dr. Alain Herique will be visiting us on January 28, 2020 for our fourth Colloquium Series.Abstract
Despite some highly successful space missions to comets and asteroids, their internal structure remains largely unknown. Apart from CONSERT onboard Rosetta (ESA), which fathomed a limited part of the 67P/ Churyumov–Gerasimenko comet nucleus, our knowledge of the deep interior and shallow subsurface is based on theoretical modeling... Read More
Galaxy eShop: Get your favorite souvenirs from AO including t-shirts, mugs, cellphone cases...
STARS Academy started the fall semester on August 31, 2019, with the purpose of engaging new generations into STEM careers.
Arecibo Observatory scientist Dr. Benetge Perera lead a recent publication detailing the second data release of the International Pulsar Timing Array
Modeling Radar Albedos of Laboratory-Characterized Particles: Application to the Lunar Surface