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Deep Talks: Nobel Day

Nobel Laureate Art McDonald will explore the connections between Davis’ research and the discovery of neutrino oscillations
December 10, 2020
5:40pm - 7:00pm

Join the Sanford Underground Research Facility for a presentation from Nobel Laureate Art McDonald, a donor recognition ceremony and presentation of the CORES Award (Communication OutReach Experiences in Science) to Black Hills Energy. “Deep Talks: Nobel Day” will be an online event, streamed on Thursday, December 10 from 5:40 to 7 p.m. MST.

You can join this event via Zoom webinar to answer polls and submit questions for our speakers OR watch live on Sanford Lab's Facebook page. Webinar space is limited, so register today! 

Preregister for the Deep Talks series on Zoom webinar. 

Watch live on Sanford Lab's Facebook page. 

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Our Nobel Day keynote speaker Dr. Art McDonald received a share of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics. McDonald’s work with the SNO Experiment was instrumental in resolving the long-standing solar neutrino problem, created when Ray Davis’ Homestake Experiment detected only one third of the expected number of neutrinos coming from the Sun.

“These questions in particle physics relate very strongly to the evolution of the universe; it’s really a study of our origins,” said McDonald. “It is a value, in fact, to humanity to understand how our world works by investigating the laws of physics work at a very basic level.”

McDonald will explore the connections between Davis’ research in the 1960s and the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass.

The Deep Talks lecture series is sponsored by Crow Peak Brewing Company, RCS Construction, Northern Hills Federal Credit Union and Chuck and Jolene Lichtenwalner.