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Welcome to the Underground Nuclear Astrophysics Group!

The Underground-NAG is a working group coordinated by JINA ( Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics ). This group will study the potential for making important measurements for nuclear astrophysics "located in the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory" that require a small particle accelerator and very low backgrounds. The measurements made will be applied to the understanding of nuclear reactions and other processes in stars.

News and Events

2017 Low Energy Community Meeting will be held August 3 & 4 at Argonne National Laboratory

First CASPAR beam on the horizon

CASPAR accelerator assembled underground

Homestake SURF and Sanford Laboratory Newsletter for April 2015

Neutrinos and Dark Matter in Nuclear Physics (NDM15) will be organized in Jyväskylä, Finland, June 1-5, 2015. Gathering of scientists in fields of neutrino physics, astrophysics, and dark matter physics. Website

25th International Workshop on Weak Interactions and Neutrinos (WIN2015) will take place at MPIK, Heidelberg, Germany, June 8-13, 2015. Examine crucial issues in neutrino physics and related fields. Website

Paper -- Why the US Needs a Deep Domestic Research Facility: Owning rather than Renting the Education Benefits, Technology Advances, and Scientific Leadership of Underground Physics -- by Kevin T. Lesko from LBNL. Read

Report : "The need for deep science"

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