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Ribbon cutting @ Inauguration Ceremony (UCF, Yang, UMET)

After four decades under the administration of Cornell University and six years under the consortium of SRI International, University Space Research Association (USRA) and the Universidad Metropolitana (UMET), the Arecibo Observatory has a new management team, a collaboration between the University of Central Florida(UCF), UMET and Yang Enterprises, Inc. Read More

Solar Week :: March 21-23, 2018

The Solar Week @ AO - Special Events started last Wednesday 21st at the Science & Visitor Center (SVC) - Angel Ramos Foundation with a series of lectures offered by local scientists and guest speakers. The SVC has joined this bi-annual celebration to encourage elementary and junior students to explore the wonders of our nearest star. Also, one of the main focus for this type of events is to motivate young students to pursue higher education careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). Visitors had the chance to learn, firsthand from our speakers, what type of work scientists do at AO and how their efforts contribute to the study of the Sun and its fascinating scientific ramifications and applications. Read More

El Centro de Ciencias y Visitantes - Fundación Angel Ramos, se prepara para la próxima Semana Solar (21 al 23 de marzo de 2018). Nos uniremos a esta celebración bianual para alentar a los estudiantes de escuela elemental y intermedia a explorar las maravillas de nuestra estrella más cercana. Read More

#AOTeamWomen - Picture

We celebrate and value our #AOWomenTeam, as they are such a strong and important asset to the daily operations of our telescope. Their outstanding contribution is palpable in all our departments and their labor can be distinguished in their administrative, support, scientific and technical roles. Read More

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