Excavating giant caverns in the Black Hills
This interview originally aired on In the Moment on SDPB Radio.
It's Innovations Week on In the Moment. Let's head underground into a very, very big excavation.
The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) involves building colossal caverns beneath the Sanford Underground Research Facility.
Joshua Willhite is one of the lead engineers on DUNE. He helps listeners wrap their minds around who's digging these caverns, why they're being built and just how mind-bogglingly big they are.