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News - July 21, 2017

Space science soars at Mountain View High

Teachers fit high-powered rockets, satellites and radio telescopes into the classroom

by Kevin Forestieri

After students cleared out of Mountain View High School for summer break, physics teacher Steve Widmark rolled up his sleeves and got to work building a giant radio telescope on the roof of his classroom. The 3-meter dish, which sits on top of room 616, is expected to be fully functional by the time the school year starts — provided he can soldier his way through poorly translated directions on how to assemble it.

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