Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope

 

FAST starts operation

The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) is a Chinese mega-science project aiming to build the largest single dish radio telescope in the world, with innovative concepts. It is funded by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and managed by the National Astronomical observatories (NAOC) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), with the government of Guizhou province as a cooperation partner. The project is expected to be completed by 25 September 2016.



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