Sanford Underground Research Facility

In support of Fermilab’s role as the host laboratory for LBNF/DUNE, the laboratory is establishing a new Fermilab division that will be located and operate at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota. Named the South Dakota Services Division, it will provide the same range of operational and support services that exist at Fermilab’s main campus in Batavia. Fermilab Deputy Director for LBNF Chris Mossey serves as the acting head of the new division. Additional details will be provided…

From Crain’s Chicago Business, Feb. 14, 2018: The U.S. House took a big step toward the next generation of research at Fermilab, authorizing a $1.8 billion project that would shoot subatomic particles from Fermilab’s facility to South Dakota.

From the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council, Jan. 16, 2018: A UK team has just completed their first prototype anode plane assembly, the largest component of the DUNE detector, to be used in the ProtoDUNE detector at CERN.

From Physics World, January 2018: Nigel Lockyer talks about the future of particle physics – and why neutrinos hold the key.