Inside Tour of FAST the World's Largest Radio Telescope: Explore Scientific Experiences
FAST: China's New Deep Space Radio Telescope
World's largest single-dish radio telescope 'FAST'
As of December 2018, it is the largest radio telescope ever built. The name means Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope. It also has a nickname: Tianyan ("The Eye of Heaven"). FAST has several scientific missions, for example pulsar observations, detection of interstellar molecules, search for extraterrestrial intelligence, etc.