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Big Ear Radio Telescope
Big Ear Radio Telescope A large Kraus-type radio telescope at Ohio State University, dismantled in 1998. The telescope was famous for its early work in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
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Ohio State University's Big Ear radio telescope
picked up the strange signal that stunned astronomers for its duration and origin.
That's about as good as Ohio State University's giant Big Ear radio telescope
was when it detected the famous "Wow!" signal in 1977.
signal was a strong radio emission from an unknown source that entered the receiver of the Big Ear radio telescope
at about 11:16 p.m.