The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope project and its early science opportunities

  title={The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope project and its early science opportunities},
  author={Di Li and Rendong Nan and Zhichen Pan},
  journal={Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union},
  pages={325 - 330}
  • Di Li, R. Nan, Z. Pan
  • Published 1 August 2012
  • Engineering, Physics
  • Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
Abstract The National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Science (NAOC), has started building the largest antenna in the world. Known as FAST, the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope is a Chinese mega-science project funded by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). FAST also represents part of Chinese contribution to the international efforts to build the square kilometer array (SKA). Upon its finishing around September of 2016, FAST will be the… Expand
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