The Ross Shaft project reaches new low

For more than five years, Ross Shaft crews at Sanford Lab have been stripping out old steel and lacing, cleaning out decades of debris, adding new ground support and installing new steel to prepare the shaft for its future role in world-leading science…

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Science enhances education, economy

The Sanford Underground Research Facility houses world-leading physics experiments, as well as other experiments in biology, geology and engineering—all of which affect the economy as well as education. “The science of our experiments has been used to enhance STEM education for schools throughout South Dakota,” said Mike Headley…

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SURF’s star-stuffed Neutrino Day

Sanford Lab’s Neutrino Day 2016 celebrated the star stuff in all of us through activities, presentations, an art competition and displays… At the Opera House, Elizabeth Worcester, member of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, focused her presentation on neutrinos and how DUNE and LBNF will search for these ghost-like particles…

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