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The air down there

November 1, 2014

At 9 a.m. last Wednesday, an alarm bell, strobe lights and announcement to evacuate filled the underground laboratory. In a real emergency, researchers and others would have evacuated the area. This, however, was a scenario designed to test the nine oxygen sensors in the Davis Campus, so the researchers calmly continued their work. 

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November 1, 2014


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