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The 200 Million Dollar Ghost Town

Posted on the 09 September 2011 by Gerard @presurfer
New Mexico, home to several premier scientific, nuclear and military institutions, is planning to take part in an unprecedented science project - a 20-square-mile model of a small U.S. city. A Washington, D.C.-based technology company, Pegasus Global Holdings, announced plans to build the state's newest ghost town to test everything from renewable energy innovations to intelligent traffic systems, next-generation wireless networks and smart-grid cyber security systems.
Although no one will live there, the replica city will be modeled after a typical American town of 35,000 people, complete with highways, houses and commercial buildings, old and new.The Presurfer

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