neutrinos

Now Fully Funded, Innovative Nuclear Monitoring Project Moving Forward

January 25, 2019
WATCHMAN, an international partnership developing new methods for monitoring nuclear reactors, is now fully funded thanks to nearly $12.8 million (£9.7 million) from the United Kingdom’s Fund for International Collaboration. The project is also sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment Breaks Ground

July 21, 2017
A special groundbreaking was held July 21 deep underground in South Dakota. Scientists, engineers and guests turned the first shovelfuls of the 800,000 tons of rock that will be excavated to build the Long Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF) at the Sanford Underground Research Facility.

UCD Physicist Praises 2015 Nobel Prizes

October 26, 2015
UC Davis Physics Professor Robert Svoboda collaborated on one of the two neutrino experiments honored this year by the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics.