Neutrino Day 2013 - Archive

Free Science Celebration held
Saturday, July 13, 2013 in Lead, SD

Activities at the Sanford Lab at Homestake

"Science Steve" of SDPB with science demos

Live two-way video with scientists a mile underground

Hoist Room Tours

8:30am - 4:00pm
Activities along Lead's Main Street

Science Talks, Homestake Opera House, Main Street

9:30 a.m. MT "Biofuels and Deep Life," South Dakota School of Mines biologist Rajesh Sani

1:30 p.m. MT "Dark Matter at the Sanford Lab," Brown University physicist Rick Gaitskell

3:00 p.m. MT Keynote: "Science through Art and Music," Emmy-nominated astronomer Jose Francisco Salgado of Chicago's Adler planetarium

Noon MT: Science Cafe at the Bumpin' Buffalo, Main Street
"Something to Sneeze About," a Neutrino Day Science Cafe sponsored by South Dakota Public Broadcasting. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger on West Nile, Lyme disease in SD, more...

Lead Art Center, Main Street
"Into the Dark: Art Exploring Dark Matter"

"Deep Photography," a photographic chronicle of building an underground laboratory.

Homestake Visitor Center, at the Open Cut, Main Street: Geology activities all day by the Black Hills Mining Museum

Hands-on Activities, Experiments, and Displays. All day, all locations, for all ages! Black Hills Mining Museum, Hearst Library (for youngest scientists), Historic Homestake Opera House (upstairs, downstairs, and in the lobby), Homestake Visitor Center, Sanford Lab surface campus.

Black Hills Mining Museum, Main Street - Free adminssion during Neutrino Day!

More info about Neutrino Day 2013

The Sanford Underground Research Facility website:


SDPB Coverage: Video Playlist on YouTube

Clips included in the Video Playlist Above:

  • A video version of SDPB's "Innovation" radio program broadcast from the -4850 ft. level of the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF)

  • A Science Cafe webcast featuring SD State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger

  • An interview with Corey S. Powell, a science journalist on assignment for "Popular Science during Neutrino Day

  • Various science demonstrations, and views from inside the SURF.

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