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Innovation: Neutrino Day 2022

It's that time of year for the annual Neutrino Day event at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF). On this special Innovation on In the Moment, SDPB's Cara Hetland interviews scientists live from the 4,850-feet level. (Yes, nearly a mile underground!)
On today's show...

Hugh Lippincott, spokesman for the LZ Dark Matter Detector. It was announced this week that the LZ experiment has been receiving data for about two months.

Dianna Cowern, known on YouTube as Physics Girl. Cowern is the keynote speaker at the Saturday event.

Claire David, neutrino researcher with DUNE (Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment), will discuss the excavation project happening and what scientists hope to learn.

Mike Headley, the executive director of SURF, and Constance Walter, communications director, will discuss Neutrino Day events and give an update on the other science experiments happening underground.

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Cara Hetland is the Director of Radio and Journalism Content for South Dakota Public Broadcasting.