Bulgaria's Rozhen observatory, the largest in Southeast Europe, will have to stop working in three weeks due to severe budget cuts imposed by the government.
"We have been forced to close the observatory and cancel all kinds of observatory-related activities. And the worse problem is that no one knows what would happen as a result," Rozhen astronomer Nikola Petrov has told bTV.
The observatory is now unable to pay for its electricity and water supply, with astronomers living on minimum wages (approximately EUR 148 a month)....
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