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America’s Quiet Zone

A telephone booth sits by a road leading to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, W.Va. Cell service around the telescope is nonexistent. John W. Poole/NPR There are no physical signs you’ve entered the National Radio Quiet Zone, a 13,000-square-mile area that covers the eastern half of West Virginia. But the silence gives you a signal. Somewhere around… Read more →

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