Four proposals, $70 million from a private donor, the former world's largest gold deposit ... and you get an 8 miles deep lab for neutrino science, gravity wave detection, biochemistry, geology, and carbon sequestration! Field trip anyone? Well, we have a few years to plan for it.
NSF Selects Former South Dakota Gold Mine as Deep Underground Science Site
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