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Illini 4000 prepares to bike across the country

Illini 4000 prepares to bike across the country

By Brittney Nadler

April 29, 2015


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They end at the Golden Gate Bridge, weave past accident-prone casual bikers, and glide down one final hill before reuniting with their families on a beach after 73 days apart. They are Illini 4000, a registered nonprofit and Registered Student Organization that raises money for cancer research, patient supp...

Department of Physics invests $600,000 in helium recycling program

Department of Physics invests $600,000 in helium recycling program

By Elyssa Kaufman

March 18, 2015


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Each year, the University spends $200,000 on helium, After a summer of not having access to helium gas, student and faculty research was put on hold. To counter this, the Department of Physics allocated $600,000 to buy two helium recovery compressors, additional storage tanks and facility infrastructur...