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The AO management team would like to cordially invite you all to participate in the "Arecibo Observatory Virtual Town Hall'’ on July 29, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT. The meeting will open with several status updates about the observatory, then a Q&A session with all the attendees. Read More


Dr. Kristen Jones was a postdoctoral researcher at the Arecibo Observatory from September 2016 - August 2019, but her connection with AO started long before then. “I had been an REU student at the observatory 10 years before my postdoc,” Dr. Jones stated, referring to the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. “Data from that project were the basis for a paper I published in 2018.” Read More