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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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root Jan 16 @ 3:45pm 
Thank-you
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!

See: http://boinc2.ssl.berkeley.edu/sg_images/arecibo_181.png http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/simple_gui_icons/arecibo.png http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/simple_gui_icons/arecibo_panorama.png
Caustic Lemon May 25, 2014 @ 1:43pm 
let the unpleasant memories of being sniped by asshats on the support struts begin.
Bondigota Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:17pm 
Ooooor you could make it be a deadly weapon (HAARP) btw thank you sir for doing this!! Im puertorrican btw!!
LB43 Mar 16, 2014 @ 11:45pm 
Goldeneye immortalized this thing.
Janus Mar 12, 2014 @ 8:39am 
Was this the place where 'The Cradle' part of Goldeneye took place?
scaryjuli Feb 17, 2014 @ 6:08am 
As a Puertorrican (aguadilla) I salute you sir (or madam)
There should be more mods of Puerto Rico like El Morro or El Yunque natural Wonder
Grishnikov Feb 6, 2014 @ 12:09pm 
Does this version crash like the Battlefield 4 one?
Dog Fartsalot Jan 28, 2014 @ 12:12pm 
kind of looks like battlefield
venusaisha Jan 18, 2014 @ 5:49pm 
anthouer awesome