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It is a great step forward to explore the universe for China.

Popularity 1Viewed 4111 times 2016-7-3 11:49 |Personal category:high tech|System category:News| telescope, football, building, explore, forward

A new FAST, the largest telescope in the world, has finished its installment. It is located in Guizhou province. Its caliber is 500 meters. It is equal to 30 football fields, which lasts 20 years from designing to building. Its size is ten times of Bonn telescope in Germany, 2.25 times of Arecibo telescope in America.

           The mission for the Chinese FAST is to explore universe, whose first task is to look for pulsar so that we can study the relationship between Black Hole and pulsar in universe. Another task is to look for civilization on other planets in universe.

           Looking at the history, the first telescope’s caliber was only 4.2 centimeters and 1.2 miters in length. Using it, Galileo found craters on moon, macula, the satellite of jovial, which helped human learn more about universe.

           As time goes by, with the new Chinese FAST, we have reasons to expect more new things to be discovered. It is a great step forward to explore universe for the world.

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Reply Report LiHanjie 2016-7-4 20:05
This is a great leap forward! I am looking forward to the advances made from this fantastic technology!
The fact that the investment is so huge, as is the size of the dish, should do the Chinese proud.
Reply Report samlam 2016-7-5 12:37
LiHanjie: This is a great leap forward! I am looking forward to the advances made from this fantastic technology!
The fact that the investment is so huge, as is ...
We are very proud of it. Human can go further in the exploration of the universe.

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