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2010‑03‑05 SNOLAB staff and Scientists welcomed Adventurer Meagan McGrath

Meagan had the opportunity to tour the underground lab and our staff had the opportunity to here of her latest adventure in the Antarctic. Meagan was a good sport in answering our countless questions and our staff was thrilled at the opportunity to interact with Meagan.

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2010‑01‑21 "Queen's physicists receive $9 million to study the structure of our universe"

Sudbury (Ontario) - Staff and Scientists at SNOLAB are delighted with the funding announcement coming from the Ministry of Research and Innovation today. This funding will continue to support revolutionary research taking place two kilometers underground at Vale INCOʼs Creighton Mine in Sudbury.

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2009‑07‑22 SNOLAB Welcomes Dr. Nigel Smith

It is with great pleasure, that we welcome Dr. Smith as he formally takes over as SNOLAB Director today.

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2009‑06‑18 Government of Canada Invests in SNOLAB

Sudbury (Ontario) - Staff and Scientists at SNOLAB are thrilled with the funding announcement coming from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation today.

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2009‑01‑12 Bright Future for SNOLAB Thanks to Investment

One of the darkest and most remote research facilities of its kind in the world, the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory has a long and bright future, thanks to significant public support.

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2009‑01‑12 SNOLAB Announces Appointment of New Director

Sudbury, Ontario - SNO Institute Board of Management Chair Dr. William McLatchie announced today that Dr. Nigel Smith has been appointed as the new Director of the SNOLAB International Underground Science Facility, effective June 1, 2009.

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2009‑01‑07 SNO Ready to Brave New Frontiers

The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory's plan to study geoneutrinos to answer some of the burning questions about our planet will be featured this month in an American science magazine.

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2008‑10‑20 Listening to Dark Matter: New Clues from Lab Deep Underground

A team of researchers in Canada have made a bold stride in the struggle to detect dark matter. The PICASSO collaboration has documented the discovery of a significant difference between the acoustic signals induced by neutrons and alpha particles in a detector based on superheated liquids.

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2008‑04‑23 Honda Canada and SNOLAB Announce Graduate-Student Exchange Between SNOLAB and Kamioka Laboratory in Japan

Sudbury, Ontario, April 23, 2008 — SNOLAB and Honda Canada introduced Kota Ueshima, a research student at the University of Tokyo, and Olivier Simard, a research student at Carleton University today: they are the first Honda Fellows.

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2008‑04‑04 Government of Canada Announces Funding for Cryopit

Sudbury, Ontario, April 4, 2008 — The Government of Canada is continuing to support worldclass research and innovation in Northern Ontario by investing in the Cryopit, a new underground research facility to be located adjacent to the existing SNOLAB.

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