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May 23rd, 2005

Argonne's Big Plans, for the Very, Very Small

Some of the world's top physicists, chemists, engineers and an assortment of politicians and civic leaders gathered Friday at Argonne National Laboratory for a cornerstone-laying ceremony at the new Center for Nanoscale Materials.

The $72 million center is funded by the state and U.S. Department of Energy.

It will create 1,100 temporary construction jobs and 60 permanent positions for researchers. The discoveries made by those scientists are expected to be a significant contribution to the future economy, supporters say.

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