The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced that it will close its Discovery Lab. The lab, which is run by the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, says funding for the lab will be used for other computing projects.
Center spokeswoman Debra Damron tells the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that the $250,000 needed each year to run the lab will be used to help operate a new data-storage facility and supercomputer.
The lab, which opened back in 2003, has played host to numerous research projects, tours and performing arts events. Bummer.
For more info, check out the original article here on KTUU.com.