From USA Today, Aug. 9, 2017: Fermilab’s Bonnie Fleming and Chris Mossey talk about DUNE, LBNF, and how we can answers to questions about our universe may depend on once again striking gold in a mine buried a mile underground in rural South Dakota.
From LiveScience, July 21, 2017: On the occasion of the LBNF/DUNE groundbreaking, Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln explains why neutrinos are so compelling.
From Popular Mechanics, July 21, 2017: The DUNE experiment will study neutrinos and antineutrinos and possibly unravel the secrets of the universe.
Fermilab’s video of the July 21 LBNF/DUNE groundbreaking at Sanford Underground Research Facility is available on the Fermilab YouTube channel.
From The Wall Street Journal, July 21, 2017: Scientists celebrated the launch of an improbable physics experiment that will shoot subatomic particles through 800 miles of rock and dirt to study some fundamental cosmic riddles. [subscription required]
From Science, July 21, 2017: To build the modular detector, workers have to carve out massive caverns 1,480 meters underground, haul out stone that weighs as much as a dozen aircraft carries, and truck in millions of liters of frigid liquid argon. On July 21, officials gathered deep underground to turn the first few shovels of stone.
From Idaho State University, July 19, 2017: Tatar plans to participate in the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility groundbreaking ceremony in South Dakota, joining a group of world known scientists.