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Deep science at the frontier of physics

Deep underground, scientists at Sanford Underground Research Facility search for answers to the most fundamental questions about the universe.
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SURF Foundation

In keeping with its mission to support the advancement of world class science and inspiring learning across generations, the Sanford Underground Research Facility develops unique K-12 outreach programs for future scientists, delivers exciting opportunities for discovery to community audiences, creates collaborative spaces for scientists from around the world and supports extraordinary projects.

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Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center

Open Daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Free Admission | Family-Friendly | Trolley Tours Seasonally | Bus Groups Welcome | Museum Store | Meeting and Event Space

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Frequently asked questions about LBNF/DUNE

Check here for some answers to frequently asked questions about LBNF/DUNE project and where to find additional information.

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Dedicated to education and outreach

Innovative teaching tools transform K-12 education and inspire student to explore STEM fields.