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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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After final test in Arecibo, breakers are hand loaded into two different sizes of returnable containers that replace the corrugated of old.
The NASA team used a huge 1000-ft dish built into a mountain at Arecibo to bounce radar signals off Kleopatra when it was 106million miles from Earth.
The success of Arecibo comes in part from being the planet's largest curved focusing antenna and, thus, the most sensitive.
A titulo de comparacion, la antena Arecibo, la mas grande del mundo, tiene 300 metros de diametro y cubre una superficie de 73 mil metros cuadrados.
The Arecibo Observatory, operated by Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, is so huge it can be seen from a jumbo jet 33,000 feet in the air.
The company recently bought a facility in the Santana Industrial Park in Arecibo, which is slated to begin operations by the middle of next year.
Astronomos del observatorio de Arecibo (Puerto Rico), donde se ubica el radiotelescopio mas grande del mundo, detectaron moleculas organicas en la galaxia ARP220, situada a 250 millones de anos luz de la Tierra.
Arecibo of coastal crepuscular, perhaps one of her strings jumped a
(114) Juan Morales del Rio era uno de los esclavistas mas prominentes en Arecibo durante la primera mitad del siglo XVIII, siendo dueno de por lo menos 13 esclavos.
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Beginning April 1st, the University of Central Florida (UCF) is taking over the operations and management of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico from the National Science Foundation (NSF), although NSF retains ownership.