Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Homestake picked for underground lab

South Dakota site is first among four finalists

The National Science Foundation has chosen Homestake gold mine in Lead as the site for a proposed national underground science laboratory, state officials announced today.
(For a timeline of the Homestake mine's journey from gold discovery to the NSF announcement as the site for a national deep underground science lab, click here. For a review of the four sites that were vying for the distinction, visit our Final Four of Physics section.)
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