Why can’t you use Wi-Fi, cell phones, or digital radio in Green Bank, West Virginia?
Because that’s where the world’s largest movable radio telescope is located — and where rules against interfering with it are strongly enforced. Life isn’t absolutely premodern in the National Radio Quiet Zone, nor are all the natives perfectly quiet about the inconveniences of living without wireless technology. And yet, you might see some of the upside in this video of a radio-quiet life. Click to see the video.
Height and depth of technology in West Virginia
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