When the US National Sci­ence Board nixed plans for an under­ground lab in 2010, mul­tiple poten­tial exper­i­ments were left home­less, and the US physics com­mu­nity was in a ker­fuffle. Now, 40 leading the­o­ret­ical physi­cists, including three Nobel Prize win­ners, have written to the US Depart­ment of Energy (DOE) urging it build an under­ground facility to study sub­atomic neu­trinos that would com­pen­sate to some degree for the lab’s absence.

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