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Bird’s eye view of world’s largest radio telescope coming up in china [Video]

Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope FAST

China official started construction of world’s largest radio telescope back in 2009. Dubbed the FAST, the single-aperture radio telescope is scheduled to complete by 2016. Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) is being built in a bowl-shaped valley in China’s Guizhou province. When complete, FAST measuring size of 30 football fields will be good to gather radio signals from tens of billions of light years away. The massively impressive telescope is made of 4,450 triangular reflectors, spanning about 36 feet on all sides.   Read More…