in fields other than physics to perform research at an underground physics facility in the United States.

Finally, the report assesses how access to a national facility for underground research would advance the current set of studies and also provide opportunities for future studies. The committee concludes that such a facility would be of long-term benefit to a substantial portion of the physics community and other scientific communities and that it would guarantee the United States a leadership role in the expanding global field of underground science generally and on the “intensity frontier” of the particle physics community in particular.



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