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W&M is Home to NOvA Remote Control Facility

By Staff January 15, 2016
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Physics major Jack Donahue '17 looks with satisfaction on the NOvA remote control room apparatus. Donahue worked for months to set up the link to a Fermilab neutrino experiment. 

Photo by Joseph McClain

William & Mary has a number of physicists who collaborate on NOvA, a particle physics experiment, as well as other neutrino experiments across the world. Now, members of William & Mary’s NOvA team don’t have to go to Fermilab in Illinois to do their part. They can complete their shifts right from the third floor of Small Hall.

Read Joseph McClain's W&M News story here.