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Mining for Gold, Neutrinos and the Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay

by Kathy Chambers 23 Sep, 2014 in

Deep within the caverns of Lead, South Dakota is one of the nation’s preeminent underground laboratories. The site of the former Homestake Mine was once one of the largest and deepest gold mines in North America. This famous mine was discovered during the 1876 Black Hills gold rush and maintained a...

Related Topics: dark matter, gold mine, HomeStake MIne, Large Underground Xenon Detector, LBNE, Long Baseline Neutrino Experiment, LUX, MAJORANA Demonstrator, neutrinos Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay, Sanford Lab, Sanford Underground Research Facilities, South Dakota

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OSTI’s Amazing Dr. Watson

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OSTI’s Amazing Dr. Watson

During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI’s staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI’s monthly Science Showcase on OSTI’s Home Page.  This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE).  He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI’s extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman’s...

Related Topics: Curiosity, dark energy, dark matter, DOE Science Showcase, free-electron lasers, heat pump, metamaterials, quantum computing, R&D Collections, William Watson

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