Committee on the Analysis of the Failure of the Arecibo Telescope

January 28, 2022

CAEE's Department Chair Robert Gilbert is a member of the Committee tasked with analyzing the failure and collapse of the 305-Meter Telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. The committee was requested byt the Director of the National Science Foundation, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine convened the committee. Upon conclusion of the committee, a report will be released explaining the failure. Learn more about the committee and their findings on the website published by the National Academies of Sciences, Enginering. and Medicine.