Recent and archived press releases can be found here.
SDSTA dedicates Rounds Operations Center
New operations facility was named for Senator M. Michael Rounds to honor his leadership in the creation of the Sanford Underground Research Facility
SURF seeks artist applications for 2022 residency
LEAD, SD— Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) seeks applications for its 2022 Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program.
Leading Xenon Researchers unite to build next-generation Dark Matter Detector
SURF is distributing this press release on behalf of the DARWIN and LZ collaborations
SURF to build Sacred Circle Garden to honor Indigenous cultures
As part of its efforts to promote cultural awareness and to reflect on the region’s rich history, SURF is assembling Cangleska Wakan, or the Sacred Circle Garden, in a hilltop meadow on the property.
SURF invites public to largest virtual event of the year, Neutrino Day: Star Chronicles
Celebrate Sanford Underground Research Facility’s Neutrino Day: Star Chronicles on Friday, July 9, and Saturday, July 10
SURF invites public to “Seeking the Unseen” exhibit and reception
Join us for a public exhibit and reception of “Seeking the Unseen,” created by Gina Gibson, former SURF artist in residence
Final Deep Talks of the season features NASA’s search for life on Mars
At May’s Deep Talks, learn about the ups (and downs) of trying to find life in the Universe through robotic exploration.
SURF study highlights economic impacts in South Dakota
Activities at the Sanford Underground Research Facility will have significant benefits for the state of South Dakota over the next decade.
SURF invites the public to virtual Artist in Residence introduction
Join us for a virtual meet and greet with Sanford Underground Research Facility’s 2021 Artist in Residence, Leekyung Kang