CHINA ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF WORLD'S LARGEST RADIO TELESCOPE 'FAST'
Chinese state channel Xinhua announced that the radio telescope, named FAST, has started working.
Chinese state channel Xinhua announced that the radio telescope, named FAST, has started working. FAST, the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope, will reveal many mysteries about space that have never been discovered.
China completed tests of the world's largest radio telescope, "FAST,"which it has been working on for quite some time, about a month ago. The telescope, which has a width of 500 meters, will be used in many research related to space and will attempt to detect signals reaching through the telescope. Now there has been a very important development with this telescope.
This enormous-sized radio telescope has officially begun operating, according to statements by "Xinhua," China's official state television channel. So, according to the channel, FAST has begun collecting data on deep space.
FAST is the largest and most sensitive radio telescope in the world
According to statements by Chinese officials, FAST can expand to four times its normal volume. Chinese officials say scientists from all over the world can do Space Exploration using this telescope. So the doors of the world's largest radio telescope will be open to all scientists around the world.
The world's largest radio telescope, which cost China as much as $ 170 million, was in fact a topic that has been talked about since 1994. However, the necessary work on the telescope and the start of construction was extended until 2011. The telescope, whose construction was completed in 2016, has been being trialled by various tests for some time. It seems that the tests have been successful and the telescope is now operational.
According to a statement by scientists, the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope; explore the stars until now undiscovered, cosmic events reveal about extraterrestrial life and the laws of the universe will be used to determine possible results. FAST looks like it will open the door to many new developments in the future.