According to domestic media reports,
Li Di said,The ultimate goal of fast is to change human's view of the universe. Around its five established scientific goals, and the research including rapid radio bursts and radio detection of exoplanets, its attempt may be just beginning.
According to the data,The concept of fast was proposed by the late astronomer Nan Rendong in 1994. It took 22 years to complete and was put into operation on September 25, 2016, entering the commissioning period. On January 11, 2020, fast passed the national acceptance and officially opened for operation.
With China's independent intellectual property rights, fast is the world's largest single aperture and most sensitive radio telescope.
Since its completion in 2016, fast has discovered more than 240 pulsars in four years. In the 50 years since the discovery of the first pulsar in 1967, only 2700 pulsars have been discovered.
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