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The Square Kilometre Array: Radio Silence in Western Australia For Most Powerful Telescope in History


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Murchison radio-astronomy observatory

The Murchison radio-astronomy observatory. This is the most radio-quiet observatory on the planet.

Credit: Craig Kinder/SKA

In outback Western Australia, around 350k northeast of the small town of Geraldton, lies an area of land about the size of the Netherlands, but with only 100 humans living in it: the shire of Murchison.

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