News & Headlines

2018‑03‑16 Take a 360° tour of SNOLAB for National Engineering Month

March is National Engineering month in Canada and marks the start of the cavern excavation for the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) that began 28 years ago at Creighton Mine. 

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2018‑03‑14 SNOLAB remembers Professor Hawking

SNOLAB is extremely sad to learn of Professor Stephen Hawking’s passing earlier today.  Although Professor Hawking was a theoretical physicist, his personality, wit and sarcasm made him a legacy across all science fields.

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2018‑03‑05 Live Webcast: Inspiring Future Women in Science 2018

Watch it here on Thursday March 8, 2018 at 9 AM ET! 

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2018‑02‑07 Innovation 150 success!
Looking back at 2017, SNOLAB was thrilled to be a Contest Partner in the Innovation 150 year of events!
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2018‑01‑30 CAP teaching award winner visits SNOLAB

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.

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2017‑12‑29 Former SNOLAB Director appointed to Officer of the Order of Canada

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.).

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2017‑12‑19 Fragments noirs: Contemporary music recorded deep underground

“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.

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2017‑12‑13 SNOLAB supports new tech from Mira Geoscience
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.
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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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