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An iRobot Terra lawn mower is shown in Bedford, Mass., on Jan. 16, 2019. Amazon on Friday announced an agreement to acquire iRobot for approximately $1.7 billion. iRobot sells its robots worldwide and is most famous for the circular-shaped Roomba vacuum. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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You won't be able to use a robot lawn mower within 55 miles of the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope in Green Bank, W.Va., if the National Radio Astronomy Observatory has its way. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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