Going subterranean: Repurposed mines become innovative labs

Around the world, old mines are finding new life as underground research facilities, offering scientists unique ways to answer some of science’s biggest questions — from investigations of natural resources, seismic activity and carbon sequestration, to less obvious topics like biofuel development and how life began on Earth — and, maybe, on other planets as well. 

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Josh Knackert

Knackert is an American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison working toward improved diversity, inclusivity and communication in science. 

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 06:00