The Green Bank Observatory (GBO) and Arecibo Observatory (AO) are jointly hosting a hybrid in-person/remote Single Dish Observing School and GBT Training Workshop from September 13-21 in Green Bank, West Virginia. Please feel free to pass this message on to any interested colleagues. In-person participants will have the opportunity to tour the 100m Green Bank Telescope and observatory grounds. Because the workshops contain hands-on tutorials and telescope access, we will have limited space available for both in-person and remote participants. + Read More

National Hispanic Heritage Month

We are celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month!

Here at Arecibo, we are very proud of our Hispanic colleagues. In order to highlight the work, passion, and heritage of our amazing Hispanics we decided to celebrate the contributions that make a significant difference in their respective fields.

Solar Week :: March 21-23, 2018

The Solar Week @ AO - Special Events started last Wednesday 21st at the Science & Visitor Center (SVC) - Angel Ramos Foundation with a series of lectures offered by local scientists and guest speakers. The SVC has joined this bi-annual celebration to encourage elementary and junior students to explore the wonders of our nearest star. Also, one of the main focus for this type of events is to motivate young students to pursue higher education careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). Visitors had the chance to learn, firsthand from our speakers, what type of work scientists do at AO and how their efforts contribute to the study of the Sun and its fascinating scientific ramifications and applications. Read More

El Centro de Ciencias y Visitantes - Fundación Angel Ramos, se prepara para la próxima Semana Solar (21 al 23 de marzo de 2018). Nos uniremos a esta celebración bianual para alentar a los estudiantes de escuela elemental y intermedia a explorar las maravillas de nuestra estrella más cercana. Read More