Stories about ghostly neutrinos, the quirks of working in a cleanroom and building a dark matter detector in an underground science facility. For video scripts, scroll to bottom. Bylines prior to September 2022 are under Erin Lorraine Broberg.
Researchers publish ‘final word’ on Majorana Demonstrator
For nearly six years, the Majorana Demonstrator quietly listened to the universe. The experiment collected data that could answer one of the most perplexing questions in physics: Why is the universe filled with something instead of nothing?
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Watch the most recent videos from Sanford Underground Research Facility, scripted and narrated by yours truly.
LUX-ZEPLIN inner detector transported nearly a mile underground
Searching for life deep underground
Dark Matter Day Q&A with LZ Researchers
Majorana Demonstrator tests detectors for LEGEND-200
Anything but abandoned
A thriving gold mine, delving 8,000 feet below a modest mining town with houses crouched on steep hillsides—it’s tempting for writers to create a ghost town of Lead and a decrepit caricature of the Homestake Gold Mine. There’s just one problem, though—this facility is anything but abandoned.