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See link, it's not gonna be cheap. University of Central Florida has
applied for $10.5 million for emergency repairs from the National
Science Foundation. If that falls though... GoFundMe isn't gonna cut
it. Need to set up an international foundation to handle donations.
Cable break at Arecibo, second this year ...
[kdf, Nov 10 2020]
Arecibo & FAST, compared ...
[kdf, Nov 10 2020]
[kdf, Nov 19 2020]
||As with most similar large installations, don't the
Chinese have a much bigger and better version of
"Arecibo" that's properly funded and maintained?
||Arecibo has capabilities lacking in Chinas facility.
important is that Arecibo can transmit as well as
receive. It important to Earth's planetary defense -
both asteroid tracking and early warning of alien
||Personally, I think 8th is behind sabotaging
Arecibo. Its not that the Borg are coming back,
not after they
ditched him here on purpose. More likely others
collectors and other bounty hunters) are looking
||That's not necessarily a good thing.
||How long do you think it will be before someone turns up and asks "Have you got a licence for that ?" and then tries to charge you for all the back taxes ...
||A few strategically placed Roach Motels will take
care of the dim witted Borg. The slogan will read
(of course) Borg check in, but they don't check
out. Attracted by the smell of stale cat litter
(irresistible to the Borg), they make a good mulch
for mushroom growing, once they've been steamed
and passed though the shredder a few times.
||NSF decided not to repair it (link). Maybe I should
switch category to remembrances.
||When scientists fail to spot the next big asteroid or
alien invasion, dont say I didnt warn you.
||Probably every worthy entity should have an open account for donation that could be webbed to the various virtual flavours of the day. Maybe even www.naic.edu.give