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NOvA: photos

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On Wednesday, Sept. 5, crews painted the completed first block of the NOvA detector black to prevent light from entering the detector. Photo by William Miller, NOvA installation manager.



Technicians add modules to the first block of the NOvA detector. Photo by Ron Williams, NOvA lead foreman.



Technicians glue modules using a machine developed at Argonne National Laboratory. Photo by William Miller, NOvA installation manager.



The 53-foot-tall pivoter machine, developed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, will move the first block of the NOvA detector carefully down the 300-foot detector hall. Photo by Ron Williams, NOvA lead foreman.



Scientists and engineers at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory developed the 750,000-pound pivoter machine that will put the blocks of the NOvA detector in place. Photo by Fermilab.



The NOvA detector, located in Ash River, Minn., will study a beam of neutrinos originating 500 miles away at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, located near Chicago. Image by Fermilab.



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