NEWS: UCF-led Consortium to Manage Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico

March 02, 2018 – UCF Office of Research and Commercialization recently announced the agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to operate and manage the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, home of the largest fully operational radio telescope in the world. The agreement solidifies our university as a leader in space-related research and will provide more academic opportunities for our students.

 

The observatory’s radar system gathers information about planets, moons, asteroids and comets. (Image courtesy of Arecibo Observatory, a facility of the NSF)

 

(Source: Insight – UCF’s monthly update on scholarship, innovation and research impacting our world Copyright © 2018 Office of Research & Commercialization, All rights reserved.)

 

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