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FAST-Five Hundred Meter Aperture Spherical Telescope Guizhou, China

FAST-Five Hundred Meter Aperture Spherical Telescope Guizhou, China

Are we alone in the universe? All of us have asked ourselves this question at least once in our lifetimes. Since 25/09/2016, science has had at its disposal a powerful tool with the help of which it will one day be able to de$nitively answer this question.

This is the Five-hundred-Meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope, or FAST for short, which has been set up in a natural depression near to Pingtang in the south-western province of Guizhou in China.

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