Join us for a book signing with Steven T. Mitchell, author of the newly-released The Riches of Our Universe: The Homestake Legacy at the Sanford Underground Research Facility.
This event will be held on Saturday, April 22, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center. Copies of the book will be available in the Visitor Center’s museum shop. Light refreshments will be provided.
About the book:
Filled with vibrant photographs, maps, and diagrams, this coffee-table book traces the story of the Homestake Gold Mine through the discovery of gold in the Black Hills, 125 years of mining, the mine’s closure in 2001, and the creation of an underground science facility in its place.
The Riches of Our Universe was written by Steven T. Mitchell and published by the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority in January 2023.
About the author:
Steven T. Mitchell is a native and life-long resident of the Black Hills of South Dakota. He is a graduate of South Dakota Mines with BS and MS degrees in mining engineering. Mitchell spent his mining career with Homestake Mining Company at the Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota, now the home of the Sanford Underground Research Facility. His latest book, The Riches of Our Universe, is a successor to his first book, Nuggets to Neutrinos: The Homestake Story. He and his wife, Cindy, live in Rapid City and have two grown children, Brian and Sheryl.