Sid Meier's Civilization V

Sid Meier's Civilization V

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Arecibo Observatory Wonder
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Dec 20, 2012 @ 12:24am
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Arecibo Observatory Wonder

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Located in the Puerto Rican municipality of Arecibo, the Arecibo Observatory is the world's largest Radio Telescope, at 305 metres (1000 ft). It was constructed in 1963 in a naturally formed sinkhole to measure the Earth's Ionosphere. Since then, it has been used in a variety of studies and projects, including the discovery of Neutron stars, Binary pulsars and even finding Soviet radar stations by reflection off the moon. Ingame, the Arecibo Observatory boosts Production towards Spaceship parts, and provides a free Great Scientist. It becomes available with Radar

Requires the Gods & Kings expansion, and credit to Co-author Sukritact for the icon
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Fearghus Salatovic Jan 5 @ 2:10pm 
No fucking way, that's amazing! Finally, we can get some recognition!
LiquidX Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:12am 
@BearAttackMan No... for me.
BearAttackMan Jun 29, 2016 @ 6:18pm 
For England, James?
Crimson_Raider Jun 19, 2016 @ 3:09pm 
Rogue Transmission
andrenery Dec 4, 2015 @ 4:50am 
@Pouakai this mod will work with your enlightment era mod?
voice of reason Sep 30, 2015 @ 10:23pm 
Change spaceship production to free observatory, require mountain to produce
TMND69 Jul 29, 2015 @ 7:43pm 
Definitley Rogue Transmission
HighFivingBears Apr 3, 2015 @ 3:26pm 
It should also provide science,considering it IS a radar dish,so maybe +10 or + 5 science?
root Jan 16, 2015 @ 3:45pm 
Carolina Calling Aug 22, 2014 @ 10:24am 
Much (all?) SETI@home, a radio SETI project, data come from a piggy-back antenna at Arecibo Observatory. Einstein@home, a successful radio astronomy pulsar search, also uses data from Arecibo (as well as other sites). It's hard to imagine that Elliot Mayo programmed the original Arecibo antenna motion software, based on a DEC 10, fifty years ago!