Public outreach at the Soudan Underground Laboratory

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There are many facets to the outreach program at the Soudan Underground Laboratory, currently host to the MINOS neutrino oscillation experiment and the Cryogenic Dark Matter experiment, plus a number of smaller experiments in the Low Background Counting Facility. The main focus is on twice daily public tours, operated in coordination with the Soudan Underground State Park and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, who also operate undergound tours of the historical iron mining area. Another important component is the undergraduate interns and high school teachers who lead the tours. They also participate in the operation and/or analysis of the experiments hosted at the mine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2575-2577
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016

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