Tag Archives: Homestake Mine

The Department of Energy has scrapped plans to build a neutrino experiment, costing $1.5 billion, in the now-closed Homestake gold mine in South Dakota.

A sign of the budgetary times: The Department of Energy has scrapped plans to build a neutrino experiment, costing $1.5 billion, in the now-closed Homestake gold mine in South Dakota.

Underground Physics Lab to Cost U.S. Energy Department at Least $1.2 Billion

A new report released today says a new underground physics lab will cost the Energy Department from $1.2 to $2.2 billion.

Though I know the science is worthwhile and we should be doing it, I also can’t help ask this question: Where the hell are we going to get the money?