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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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Historia de la Catedral San Felipe Apostol Arecibo, Puerto Rico, manuscrito inedito, sin fecha.
Last week scientists succeeded in getting a fix on the probe using the 990ft diameter radio telescope at Arecibo, Puerto Rico, as a giant radar.
Last week scientists launched an attempt to find Soho using the 990ft- diameter radio telescope at Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
There the Phoenix scientists plan to continue scanning likely stars until 1998, when the program is scheduled to move on to the giant 1,000-foot dish at Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
The project will then return to observatories in the Northern Hemisphere--fast to the largest radio telescope in the world, the 1,000-foot-diameter telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
From Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to the Atacama Desert of Chile, powerful optical and radio telescopes scan the distant heavens for planets and quasars, probing for clues to the origins of the universe and searching for signs of extraterrestrial life.
She was born in Hatillo, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Florencio and Petra (Barreto) Feliciano and was raised in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
La calidad sonora de esta propuesta discografica nos motivo a conocer un poco mas de este musico que nacio el 15 de marzo de 1954 en Arecibo, Puerto Rico, y que crecio y realizo sus estudios musicales en Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Observations from the Arecibo, Puerto Rico, and Effelsberg, Germany, radio telescopes enabled the group to measure the system's orbital decay, which yielded the pulsar's mass.
The SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) investigators don't have enough computer power of their own for sifting through the mass of space noise collected by the world's biggest radio telescope at Arecibo, Puerto Rico.