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COUPP-60 Dark Matter Detector: Images

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Image of one of the first bubbles seen in the COUPP-60 detector, located a mile and a half underground at SNOLAB in Ontario, Canada. The bubble appears as a black semi-circle on the lower left-hand side of the image. The white ovals in the center are reflections of LED lights. Photo: SNOLAB



COUPP-60 collaboration members Andrew Sonnenschein and Hugh Lippincott monitoring the filling of the detector at SNOLAB in Ontario, Canada. Photo: SNOLAB



The COUPP-60 detector installed at the SNOLAB underground laboratory in Ontario, Canada. Photo: SNOLAB



The COUPP-60 detector installed at the SNOLAB underground laboratory in Ontario, Canada. Photo: SNOLAB



Scientists install the COUPP-60 detector a mile and a half underground at SNOLAB in Ontario, Canada. Photo: Fermilab.



The COUPP-60 detector was assembled by Fermilab. It consists of a jar filled with water and an element used in fire extinguishers, which is then shielded and submerged in more water underground. Photo: Fermilab.



Scientists at Fermilab built and tested a prototype version of the COUPP-60 detector in 2009. Photo: Fermilab.




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