Education


Education

The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at the Arecibo Observatory has received funding from the National Science Foundation for the next three years, continuing its decades-long tradition of training scientists and engineers at the facility each summer. The Arecibo Observatory was one of the first astronomy REU sites and has been hosting the program since 1987, though AO has operated undergraduate internship programs onsite since 1972. + Read More

Education

The Arecibo Observatory continues with its mission to educate the next generation of scientists of Puerto Rico in space-related areas. With that in mind, we continue collaborating with the Centro Criollo de Ciencias y Tecnología del Caribe (C3Tec) and the EcoExploratorio: Museo de Ciencias. The exhibition Sun, Earth and Universe can be found in C3Tec every Saturday, along with the meteorite collection of the Sociedad de Astronomía del Caribe. + Read More

Education

In the Spring of 2021, the University of Central Florida (UCF) offered a unique course designed to give students a deep, exclusive understanding of the science, engineering, and operations of the Arecibo Observatory, titled “The Arecibo Observatory: Unparalleled Science & Discovery”. The seminar-styled graduate course was offered through the NASA-funded Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Science (CLASS), partnering with NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI).  + Read More

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