This picture taken on July 29, 2015 shows the 500-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) under construction in Pingtang, in southwest China's Guizhou province. AFP PHOTO
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China will move nearly 10,000 people to make way for the world's largest radio telescope which promises to help humanity search for alien life, state media reported Tuesday.Provincial officials have vowed to relocate 9,110 residents living within 5 kilometers of the listening device by September, the official Xinhua news agency said.FAST, built at a cost of 1.2 billion yuan ($184 million), will dwarf Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico as world's largest radio telescope, which is 300 meters in diameter.
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