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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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Science North recognized two of Sudbury’s scientists as Honorary Life Members.
Douglas Hallman, professor emeritus of physics at Laurentian University and director of communications at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, and Amadeo...
SNOLAB is an epicentre of global deep underground science and discovery, located 2 kilometres below the Earth’s surface in the operational Vale Creighton nickel mine near Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. One of the deepest, cleanest underground laboratories in the world, with an experienced and skilled support...

KINGSTON – SNOLAB is thrilled to be partnering in an incredible new astroparticle research facility with the official launch of a new national research network dedicated to understanding some of the universe’s deepest mysteries.

The new Arthur B. McDonald...

SNOLAB is thrilled to announce that the U.S. Department of Energy has approved funding and start of construction for the SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment, which will begin operations in the early 2020s to hunt for hypothetical dark matter particles called weakly interacting massive particles, or WIMPs. The experiment...

Through CFREF (Canada First Research Excellence Fund) and the CPARC (Canadian Particle Astrophysics Research Centre) program, Rau joins the TRIUMF community as a joint Queen's University faculty-TRIUMF research scientist. He is an accomplished experimental physicist and has devoted decades of his career to...