April 20, 2021 |

The Arecibo Observatory, UCF, TACC, the University of Puerto Rico, EPOC, Globus, CICoE Pilot partner to move telescope data to Ranch system

Millions of people have seen footage of the famed Arecibo radio telescope's collapse in December 2020. What they would not have seen from those videos was Arecibo's data center, located outside the danger zone. It stores the ‘golden copy' of the telescope's data — the original tapes, hard drives, and disk drives of sky scans since the 1960s.