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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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In partnership with Laurentian University, SNOLAB hosted the annual Student Talk Competition on Monday August 13th. This much anticipated day provides an opportunity for students who have been working on SNOLAB-related projects to update both their peers and the SNOLAB community on their progress. The challenge...
LGBTQ+ people in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) continue to struggle to openly be themselves, and this cannot continue. This change must happen as soon as possible, and so July 5th will be #LGBTSTEMDay, the first international day of LGBTQ+ people in STEM.
June 25, 2018 – Vancouver, B.C. – The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the most massive and complex science experiment in human history, is a prime example of global achievement through collaboration. Driven by a multinational community of...
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...