Astronomers became aware of the heavy duty flare.
In the US under unclear circumstances closed Observatory to study sunspots on the mountain Sacramento Peak in new Mexico. The lack of clear information on this subject spawned a lot of rumors.
Voiced version that astronomers allegedly became aware of the heavy duty flare, but they were ordered to be silent, and it is being suggested that the Observatory was involved in espionage and now here comes the investigation. However, the team members of the Observatory already denied one of the most far-fetched theories.
“The telescope was not discovered aliens,” said Observatory Director James Macateer. “All the data will be published, – he added. Nothing is withheld and classified.”
Recently it became known that the September 6, owned by the National science Foundation USA the Observatory was closed indefinitely and its staff, and employees of the nearby post office were evacuated.
Writes Space.com citing informed sources, the investigation of the “security issues” at the Observatory involved the FBI. Her staff not comment on the situation.
However, the Association of universities engaged in astronomical observations (The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy – AURA), are in charge and the staff of the Observatory, issued a statement, which in passing refers to “a security issue”. In addition, and that “it was decided to temporarily evacuate personnel as a precaution until the appropriate notification”.
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