Watch groundbreaking of Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility live

On Friday, July 21, a new era of physics in the United States will officially begin.

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF) that will support the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) will be held one mile underground at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota at 3:20 p.m. CDT/2:20 p.m. MDT and will be streamed live. A groundbreaking celebration will simultaneously be held at Fermilab in Illinois. Tune in to hear from these distinguished guests and watch them break ground for the world’s flagship project to study neutrinos:

Executive Director Mike Headley, Sanford Underground Research Facility
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard
Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios, Executive Office of the President
Associate Director of Science for High Energy Physics Jim Siegrist, Department of Energy
U.S. Senator John Thune, South Dakota
U.S. Senator Mike Rounds, South Dakota
U.S. Representative Kristi Noem, South Dakota
U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren, Illinois
Director for International Relations Charlotte Warakaulle, CERN, Switzerland
Professor Sergio Bertolucci, University of Bologna and National Institute for Nuclear Physics, Italy
Executive Director of Programmes Grahame Blair, Science and Technology Facilities Council, United Kingdom
Director Nigel Lockyer, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Learn more about LBNF and DUNE.