The Definitive Search for Dark Matter Axions

Lowering the magnet into its new home in CENPA


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Start the day off with a forklift
Jacks lift up the magnet
Metal plates are laid down
The forklift lays down some more plates
This sounds like a job for heavy machinery
Securing the bridge into the hall
The monster lifter rolls forward
That is one enormous lifting arm
Preparing to secure the cryostat
Bolts in place
And up we go
Gliding the cryostat along as if it weighs nothing
And now to lower it
Ever ...
... so ...
... slowly
A perfect example of fitting a circle through a square hole