Matt Kapust

Rock Mechanics Engineer for ARUP Reza Ghasemi and LBNE Project Director Jim Strait inspect a rock core at the Sanford Lab. The core comes from the level that will be excavated to house the LBNE far detector. Photo: Matt Kapust, Sanford Underground Research Facility Nearly a mile underground, a drilling crew is working around the clock to extract rock core at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, S.D. Core samples are used to explore the rock mass that would…