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Sanford Lab begins $7M education center campaign

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The Sanford Underground Research Facility has kicked off a $7 million fundraising campaign to help develop an education center that will operate from three locations in the northern Black Hills of South Dakota.

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Sanford Lab begins $7M education center campaign

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The Sanford Underground Research Facility has kicked off a $7 million fundraising campaign to help develop an education center that will operate from three locations in the northern Black Hills of South Dakota.

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OPINION: Dark matter search goes on

November 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

Thomas Edison, inventor of the incandescent light bulb, famously replied to a question about whether he was a failure because he had failed to find the right combination of materials for a light bulb after 9,000 attempts: “Why would I feel like a f…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

First dark matter experiment results to be announced

October 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

LEAD (AP) — Scientists are announcing the first results of an experiment that is searching for dark matter in a lab nearly a mile underground at the former Homestake gold mine in South Dakota’s Black Hills.

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1st dark matter experiment results to be announced

October 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

LEAD (AP) — Scientists are announcing the first results of an experiment that is searching for dark matter in a lab nearly a mile underground at the former Homestake gold mine in South Dakota’s Black Hills.

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Group overseeing Sanford Lab getting new leader

June 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Mike Headley on July 1 is replacing Ron Wheeler as executive director of the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority.
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SD Mines new president tours Sanford Underground Lab

June 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

LEAD (AP) The new president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has gotten an up-close look at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead.
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Locals speak live with underground physicists at Sanford lab

June 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Vehle, Mitchell Rotary Club host video feed with scientists in Lead.
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Mitchell residents to chat live via video with physicists underground

June 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Thursday event hosted by the Roatary Club is open to the public.

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Public meetings about proposed lab to be held

June 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

LEAD (AP) Federal officials will be in western South Dakota later this month to host informational meetings about the environmental impact of a proposed lab near Lead.
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