Yes, it really is that big. The hanging equipment weighs 90 tons, held up by cables running to 3 towers which they call towers 4, 8, and 12 (as in a clock). Make sure you get a... read more
Explore the wonders of the universe at the world's largest radio telescope...
Explore the wonders of the universe at the world's largest radio telescope located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Here, scientists from throughout the world use the 305 meter dish to gather radio signals from regions of star formation, planets, distant galaxies and the atmosphere.
Visit the Angel Ramos Foundation Science and Visitor Center which includes interactive exhibits. Enjoy the amazing view from the observation deck and don't forget the auditorium and souvenir shop.