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Quieting the quantum realm
September 4, 2020
LUX-ZEPLIN collaboration publishes 1,200 assays, creates library for future rare event searches
Researchers taking inventory of the Universe have found too much and too little
August 31, 2020
After an unexpected tally of lithium in space, researchers try to pinpoint where cosmological estimates may have gone awry.
BHSU Underground Campus finds new home on the 4850 Level
August 24, 2020
The BHSU Underground Campus moves across the 4850 Level, from the Ross Campus to the Davis Campus
Sanford Lab supports undergraduate experiences during COVID-19
August 17, 2020
In 2020, students gain real-world experience in environments where even experts are reexamining how to move science forward
Researchers complete sensitive upgrade to the Majorana Demonstrator
August 17, 2020
Despite COVID-19-influenced delays, the Majorana Demonstrator collaboration completed a detector swap
From SURF to CERN... and back
August 7, 2020
Employees, researchers had nine weeks to walk 5,000 miles. They did it in four.
Sanford Lab highlights recent facility upgrades and improvements
August 6, 2020
Sanford Underground Research Facility houses cutting-edge science experiments. Here are some of the upgrades to the laboratory they call home.
Crews install LBNF conveyor system above US-85
August 3, 2020
Conveyor is the “most visible” milestone for Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility pre-excavation work
Section of US Hwy 18 named for South Dakota Nobel Laureate
July 27, 2020
Memorial Highway designated in honor of Canton, South Dakota, native Dr. Ernest O. Lawrence