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Dark-matter detector has new home in South Dakota

July 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

LEAD (AP) After a painstakingly slow two-day move from the earth’s surface, the world’s most sensitive dark-matter detector has a new home nearly a mile underground in a shuttered South Dakota gold mine.
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New lab turns Homestake gold town into scientific hub

May 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Wednesday, when part of the closed Homestake Gold Mine officially becomes an underground campus, Lead’s name will be known in scientific circles as the place where the elusive stuff called dark matter might finally be detected. Continue Reading