Aug 10 2017

Why doesn’t anyone want to run the world’s largest telescope?

published by Ishveena Singh
in blog Geoawesomeness
original entryWhy doesn’t anyone want to run the world’s largest telescope?

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It sounds like a lifetime opportunity for any astronomer. A $1.2 million compensation package sprinkled with cool incentives like free accommodation to oversee the day-to-day operations of the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope. And yet, nobody wants to take up the job. When FAST (Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope) was being built, the Chinese government relocated […]

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