Education


New Message - The Global Challenge

In 1974, the Arecibo Observatory made history by beaming the most powerful radio message into deep space ever made. The famous Arecibo Message was designed by the AO 74’s staff, led by Frank Drake, and with the help of the astronomer and famed science communicator Carl Sagan. It contained information about the human race and was intended to be our intergalactic calling card. Read More

On Friday, August 3, the students from the summer program called Research Experience for Undergraduates & Teachers, better known as REUT, presented their work to their mentors and the rest of the Arecibo Observatory (AO) staff. During this summer, undergraduate students and teachers selected for the program worked with staff scientists on projects related to ongoing research or instrumentation development. Read More

Noche de Observación - 06-30-2018

Ubicado entre las montañas del norte de Puerto Rico, se encuentra el radar más poderoso del mundo. Científicos de diferentes partes del Planeta, utilizan el reflector de 305 metros, para recoger ondas de radio de regiones de formación de estrellas, planetas, galaxias distantes y la atmósfera. Visita el Observatorio de Arecibo y vive una noche mágica. Será un evento para toda la familia, donde habrá conferencias, estaciones educativas y observaciones de objetos astronómicos a través de los telescopios de la Sociedad de Astronomía del Caribe. Read More

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