China builds world’s largest telescope to find life in space

Meanwhile, we were talking about the picture sent by NASA Mars Rover, china completed the project of world’s largest telescope.

Here are the few amazing facts about this telescope:

#1 The plan of building such telescope was proposed and passed in 1994 but the construction start in 2011.

#2 There are 4450 panels of 500-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) fitted in the telescope, making it as big as 30 football fields.

#3 It will be used to find intelligent life 1000 light-years deep in the Universe.

#4 To ensure complete radio silence, 9000 people from around 5 KM of radius will be moved to another location.

#5 The telescope will become fully operational from September.


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