Wednesday, December 09, 2015

This Town Banned Cellphones and Wi-Fi to Better Search for Alien Life

This Town Banned Cellphones and Wi-Fi to Better Search for Alien Life

by  Katie Felber

Could Ever wish you live in a small rural town specifically tailored to Supporting the search for alien life, the Jodie Foster's Contact? No? Just me?  
Meet the small West Virginian town dubbed "The Quietest Place in America." It contains 13,000 square miles of cellphone-free airwaves and Wi-Fi access restricted. Created in 1958 to protect telescopes from Potentially harmful electromagnetic waves, this area is the US Known As National Radio Quiet and it is Zone- Both the coolest and the eeriest up in the United States.

Almost like a time capsule, the city is home to the Green Bank Telescope Itself, the World's Largest steerable radio telescope, standing 450 feet tall with a surface area of ​​328 by 360 area area area feet (that's two soccer fields). Until 2021, the telescope Will Be biggest ever share of the scientific search for extraterrestrial proof of life, scanning 85 percent of the celestial sphere. 
Aside from pioneering the search for remote space activity, the Quietest Place in America est aussi a haven for people who Suffer from electromagnetic hypersensitivity. If you're a fan of Breaking Bad and Its spin-off, Better Call Saul, you'll Recognize this term from the character Chuck McGill Who claims to Suffer from the condition.    
Either way, this small town is a single portal into Simultaneously pre-industrial times and Has potential launchpad into a very advanced future: 

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Katie Felber is a writer, comedian, rapper and based in Los Angeles by way of the Pleiades star cluster Nearly 444.2 light years away. She first Interned for GOOD back in '07 and made her mark by keeping the office stocked with tons of organic and affordable snacks. After graduating from UC Berkeley in 2010 with a BA in Rhetoric and Film Studies, she Spent A torque years in the trenches of Hollywood comedy and reptilian shapeshifters Producing Avoiding at all costs. Her writing has-been featured in Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, several hundred napkins in the Bay Area, and now Recently, GOOD! When she is not pondering the philosophical distribution of space in Yogurtland --other and mainstream food chains, she can be found alone in her room, blasting Thousands of snapchats out to her wide network of virtual friends, or hitting up doctors Were Tinder for free medical advice.
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