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Official Footage of the Arecibo Telescope Collapse Has Been Released – HYPEBEAST

Witness the violent snapping of the cables.

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The saddening news of the collapse of the Arecibo Telescope is still being felt by many astronomers around the globe. To give an insight as to how the whole 820-tonne receiver came crashing down, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has just released official footage of the disaster.
The video (complete with sound) gives two angles: one from the base of the support tower, and the other via a drone that just so happened to be focused on the critical anchor bolt that gave way from the increased…

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