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See What Life Is Like In A Town With No Cell Phones. The small town lies at the heart of the National Radio Quiet Zone, an area of 13,000 square miles that straddles the Virginia-West Virginia border and includes a tiny part of Maryland. The Quiet Zone was established in 1958 to minimize harmful interferences to Green Bank's National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), which operates the world's largest fully steerable telescope.

See What Life Is Like In A Town With No Cell Phones. The small town lies at the heart of the National Radio Quiet Zone, an area of 13,000 square miles that straddles the Virginia-West Virginia border and includes a tiny part of Maryland. The Quiet Zone was established in 1958 to minimize harmful interferences to Green Bank's National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), which operates the world's largest fully steerable telescope.

National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia. #experimentsinmotion

Extreme Places you can visit fairly easily: Green Bank, WV This telescope is larger than the Statue of Liberty!

Green Bank Telescope | by repete7 (I'm really back this time)

Green Bank Telescope | by repete7 (I'm really back this time)

1) A magnificent photo of a sunset seen through the Green Bank Telescope, located in Green Bank, WV.

15 Breathtaking West Virginia Sunsets That Are Stunning Beyond Words

A magnificent photo of a sunset seen through the Green Bank Telescope, located in Green Bank, WV.

National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Green Bank, West Virginia

National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Green Bank, West Virginia

Green Bank, WV -- At the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, situated in Green Bank West Virginia in the heart of the National Radio Quiet Zone, the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope detects faint radio signals from celestial bodies. Scientists study radio signals emitted from planets, stars (including our Sun), pulsars, nebulae, quasars, galaxies and black holes to better understand physical and chemical processes in the Universe.

The Otherworldly Work of West Virginia's Green Bank Radio Telescope - Photo Essays

Green Bank, WV -- At the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, situated in Green Bank West Virginia in the heart of the National Radio Quiet Zone, the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope detects faint radio signals from celestial bodies. Scientists study radio signals emitted from planets, stars (including our Sun), pulsars, nebulae, quasars, galaxies and black holes to better understand physical and chemical processes in the Universe.

National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Green Bank, WV

National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Green Bank, WV

The Greenbank National Radio Astronomy Observatory in WV.

The world's largest steerable radio telescope at Greenbank National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Greenbank, WV     The National Astronomy Observatory is located in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. They offer several presentations on exactly how and why they are looking for radio signals in space.

Greenbank, WV The National Astronomy Observatory is located in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. They offer several presentations on exactly how and why they are looking for radio signals in space.

Photos of the Radio Telescopes that Converse with the Universe | Atlas Obscura

Photos of the Radio Telescopes that Converse with the Universe

22 Amazing Observatories Where Our Radio Eyes Watch the Universe-The diameter Robert C. Byrd telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia, is the world's largest, fully steerable radio telescope. It is also the largest moving object ever built on land.

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