KURF is a laboratory set up deep underground inside a working limestone mine operated by the Chemical Lime Company.
At a depth of roughly 1700 feet (500 meters) from the surface, or approximately 1400 meters of water equivalent,
it is used for experiments which require low radiation background from cosmic rays.
The list of planned experiments include
Please follow the above link to the KURF website for details.
Prof. Bruce Vogelarr (left) with Prof. Robert Bodnar (Geosciences, center) and mine manager Mr. Ray Roeder (right)
at the entrance to the Kimballton Limestone Mine which houses KURF. Date: September 26, 2005.
Prof. Read Montague uses neuroimaging, game theory, and computational modeling to investigate human decision-making in health and disease.
Please follow the above link to the VTCRI Human Neuroimaging Laboratory website for details.