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Sanford Underground Research Facility’s Free Science Festival
Mark your calendars! Neutrino Day will take place on Saturday, July 9, in Lead, South Dakota.
This full-day free event will be an immersive science festival featuring international speakers, virtual tours and interactive activities for STEM enthusiasts of all ages.
Neutrino Day’s headlining speaker is Dianna Cowern, also known as “Physics Girl.” Creator and host of the viral “Physics Girl” web series, Dianna Cowern was named to the FORBES 30 under 30 list in 2019. “Physics Girl” has more than 2 million subscribers, is a resource for fun physics videos, and has featured such legendary figures as Bill Nye. Cowern’s talk is the Neutrino Day finale and will take place on Saturday, July 9, at 4 p.m. at the Historic Homestake Opera House.
Throughout the day, attendees will find all their Neutrino Day favorites and discover new experiences, activities and speakers.
Take part in hoistroom tours, science activities and exhibits for all ages, live video chats with scientists underground at SURF, and engaging talks about the research happening beneath your feet. Don’t miss a tour of the Yates Hoistroom.
Neutrino Day takes place at locations across Lead, including the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, the Sanford Underground Research Facility, the Handley Recreation Center and the Historic Homestake Opera House. Start your day at the Visitor Center, then take buses to other locations throughout Lead.
Tickets for the Yates Hoistroom tour are available at the Visitor Center. Tours are free, but there is limited availability, so get yours in the morning.