W&M is Home to NOvA Remote Control Facility


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.