1. Iconic Arecibo Observatory may be on the brink of collapse after cable failures  Space.com
  2. Cable failures endanger renowned Puerto Rico radio telescope  Associated Press
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After two cables supporting a 900-lbs. equipment platform, Arecibo Observatory is on the brink of collapse, scientists worry."I am so worried about it," a scientist familiar with the facility said.

Iconic Arecibo Observatory may be on the brink of collapse after cable failures | Space

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The giant, aging cables that support one of the world's largest single-dish radio telescopes are slowly unraveling in this U.S. territory, pushing an observatory... SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The giant, aging cables that support one of the world's largest single-dish radio telescopes are slowly unraveling in this U.S. territory, pushing an observatory...