Famous Arecibo telescope that starred in a James Bond film to be demolished

k9wkj

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this shoud read
Famous Arecibo telescope that starred in Carl Sagan Film Contact to be demolished

even though the VLA played a bigger role
 
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Management's excuse to demolish: too dangerous to repair.

My question: More dangerous than to build in the first place?

Pfft.
Yes, it is. When being constructed, the materials were in a known good condition, with known loading. Right now there are many unknowns, similar to when a decrepit building is demolished, as it is unsafe to rehab it.
 
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