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The ‘GoldenEye’ Telescope Sustained Serious Damage in an Earthquake

Fans of the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye (and the subsequent N64 game) no doubt know the Arecibo Observatory as the “cradle.” The famous movie set is actually a 1,000-ft. radio telescope, the largest single-aperture telescope in world. The giant platform is suspended hundreds of feet above the dish by 18 cables, which are attached to three concrete towers. Well, …

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