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SNOLAB is an underground science laboratory specializing in neutrino and dark matter physics. Located 2 km below the surface in the Vale Creighton Mine located near Sudbury Ontario Canada, SNOLAB is an expansion of the existing facilities constructed for the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) solar neutrino experiment.

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Looking back at 2017, SNOLAB was thrilled to be a Contest Partner in the Innovation 150 year of events! This incredible year-long celebration included the Power of Ideas Exhibition, Actua's Maker Mobile, Quantum: The Exhibition, Festivals, Science Centers, a Digital Hub, Public Service Announcements and...

SNOLAB staff and scientists were delighted to welcome Karen Kennedy-Allin, the 2017 recipient of the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Excellence in Teaching award, to site this December.  As part of the award,...

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announced 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 4 Companions (C.C.), 35 Officers (O.C.) and 86 Members (C.M.).

Appointed as Officer to the Order of...

“Fragments noirs” is a musical work by Sudbury-based composer Robert Lemay that was recorded two kilometres underground in the Cryopit, a large experiment cavern at SNOLAB.

Composed of nine short musical commentaries, Fragments Noirs is part of a larger...

Sudbury, ON (December 13, 2017) – The Ultra Deep Mining Network (UDMN) held its third annual Symposium for its 76 network members from across Canada and announced another UDMN commercial success by one of its members, Mira Geoscience. Mira Geoscience was presented with UDMN’s Outstanding Achievement...