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Damaged Puerto Rico's Arecibo telescope collapses

The telescope's 900-ton receiver platform fell onto the reflector dish more than 400 feet below. Puerto Rican meteorologist Ada Monzón broke into tears on local TV as she delivered the devastating news to other heartbroken Puerto Ricans across the U.S. territory. "I have to inform you, with my heart in hand, that the Arecibo Observatory collapsed," she said in Spanish. "We made every attempt to save it."

News source ~ NBC