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Arecibo

(ärəsē`bō), city (1990 pop. 93,385), N Puerto Rico, a port on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Rio Grande de Arecibo. It has rum distilleries and is the commercial and industrial center of a region that produces coffee, tobacco, sugarcane, and pineapples. The Arecibo ObservatoryArecibo Observatory,
radio-astronomy facility located near Arecibo, Puerto Rico, that includes one of the world's largest single-dish radio telescopes, part of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center. Conceived by, designed by, and built under the supervision of William E.
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, an important radio-astronomy facility, is nearby. Arecibo was founded in 1616.
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Arecibo is in an area that was battered by Hurricane Maria earlier this year, and returned to its asteroid-watching activities this month.
Luis Quintero, head of electronics at Arecibo Observatory, is used to downpours.
Covering the 1-10 GHz range of the radio spectrum, Arecibo observes galaxies, quasars, pulsars, and interstellar gas.
Packaging Partners' CEO Jim Barenboim states, "This investment in our Arecibo facility allows us to service our customers faster and more efficiently.
AIAC would continue running the operations in Arecibo, supplying other manufacturing products for other clients.
Washington, July 12 ( ANI ): A split-second burst of radio waves has been discovered by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico that provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space.
Bishop Daniel Fernandez of Arecibo disclosed that when he took over the diocese in 2010, "The situation that I found was not the most positive," and that since 2011, he has removed six priests from ministry due to sexual abuse complaints.
The Goldstone radar team paired with the Arecibo Observatory (Goldstone sending radar, Arecibo receiving) for the first five frames of this movie in order to collect higher quality data resulting in shaper images.
The EPA announced its final approval of an air permit for the construction and operation of a new 77 megawatt solid waste facility, owned by Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC's, at the former site of Global Fibers Paper Mill in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
requiring it to take multiple actions to reduce the spread of lead contamination from its Arecibo, Puerto Rico facility.
city, it has been shuffled from one locale to another and lies in pieces as a businessman and the mayor of the small Puerto Rican town of Arecibo try to erect it overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the island's north coast.
In March 2009, Einstein@Home also began searching for objects in radio wave data from the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.