‘A Self-Contained Town’

This 16-year-old and her family are fighting to save a scientific icon in West Virginia

Nestled in the hills in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, is the Green Bank Telescope. At 485 feet tall and about 300 feet across, it’s the largest fully-steerable telescope in the world, and it belongs to Green Bank Observatory. Since the observatory opened in 1957, researchers have used the facility to make […]

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