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2017‑11‑07 Improbable Feats and Useless Discoveries

Watch it here on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at 7 PM ET!

As a child, Quebec native Pauline Gagnon dreamed of understanding what the universe was really made of.

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2017‑11‑02 SNOLAB staffer awarded a Top 40 under 40 Award

SNOLAB would like to extend congratulations to our own Dimpal Chauhan for being awarded a Top 40 Under 40 award. Northern Ontario Business hosted the award ceremony to honour the accomplished and influential group of winners at the biennial 40 Under Forty Awards.The awards highlights the outstanding achievement

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2017‑10‑31 A Day for Dark Matter

On and around October 31st when the world celebrates the ghostly and the unseen, SNOLAB will be no exception.

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2017‑10‑16 SNOLAB experiments receive funding

SNOLAB extends congratulations to two members of our research community who were successful in receiving funding for new projects through the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

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2017‑10‑09 S.U.M.I.T. Journal Release

Sudbury, ON (September 27, 2017) – CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) celebrates a 10-year anniversary of delivering mining innovations at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) by launching the SUMIT Program Journal authored by researchers and students, a rich partnership of academic and industry res

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2017‑10‑03 SNOLAB Celebrates Dark Matter Day

There is much more to the universe than what we can see. In fact, what we see is less than 5% of it. The remainder is invisible to us. Twenty-three percent of this invisible matter is called dark matter and will be the focus of SNOLAB outreach activities as we celebrate Dark Matter Day. 

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2017‑10‑02 A new view on gravity and the dark side of the cosmos: Erik Verlinde Public Lecture

Watch it here on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 7 pm ET!

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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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