News & Headlines

2017‑09‑22 SNOLAB supporting Science Literacy in Sudbury
Image: Blaire Flynn, SNOLAB Education and Outreach Coordinator is seen with Jessica Watts, the Coordinator of Outreach Programs and Partnerships at the Greater Sudbury Public Library, adding some “SNOLAB-approved” reading to the collection.
 
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2017‑09‑21 Formation of the Global Argon Dark Matter Collaboration
On Sept. 8, 2017 an information session was held at the Canadian Embassy in Rome to announce the formation of the Global Argon Dark Matter Collaboration, including members from the Darkside-50, DEAP-3600, ARDM and MiniClean collaborations.
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2017‑09‑06 From Concept to Super Structure
The DEAP-3600 experiment at SNOLAB consists of a giant acrylic vessel which is filled with 3600 kg of liquid argon surrounded by light guides and photomultiplier tubes. It’s big. And heavy.
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2017‑08‑29 Innovative Paint Solutions
On the surface, it doesn’t seem that in a physics lab paint would matter all that much. And, literally on the surface, it doesn’t. 2 km underground in SNOLAB, however, it matters a lot.
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2017‑08‑17 Science Minister Talks Innovation and Support

SNOLAB was proud to host the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, today. The Minister, along with Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré, Lucie Perreault of FedNor, and Emily Depenveen of NSERC toured the underground facility.

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2017‑08‑01 Novel dark matter detector taking data, pushing limits at SNOLAB

(Sudbury) The DEAP Experiment took advantage of the international audience at the TAUP 2017 Conference to announce new results from their experiment. 

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2017‑07‑31 Successful TAUP 2017

As the sun set over Laurentian University on Saturday evening, the TAUP 2017 LOC was able to reflect on the incredible week that we were able to share with all the delegates.

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2017‑07‑28 New Eyes on the Universe Opens at Science North
(SUDBURY, ON) — Science North and SNOLAB invite visitors to learn more about the exciting
research happening locally through the special travelling exhibit New Eyes on the Universe.
Produced by Science
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2017‑07‑21 Contest Winners visit SNOLAB and Meet with Minister Moridi

July 21, 2017 (Sudbury, ON) Physics students from École Secondaire Catholique Père-René-de-Galinée in Cambridge, Ontario spent Wednesday morning 2km underground discussing some pretty interesting science.

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2017‑07‑19 Moridi Announces 5 years of Provincial Funding
(Sudbury, ON) SNOLAB staff and scientists were honoured to welcome Minister of Research, Innovation and Science Reza Moridi to the underground laboratory earlier today.
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