News & Headlines

2012‑07‑04 Canadian Scientists Play a Key Part in Latest Breakthrough!

SNOLAB congratulates the CERN team, including the Canadian groups working on ATLAS, on the recent announcement of the observation of a new particle in those data collected at CERN in both the ATLAS and CMS detectors.

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2012‑06‑27 Students excel at CAP 2012!

This past June, students who work on experiments at SNOLAB attended the Canadian Association of Physicists Conference (CAP 2012) in Calgary, Alberta to share their results and projects with their peers, colleagues and scientists. 

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2012‑06‑07 EXO Experiment boasts new limits on Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay

SNOLAB is proud to support the EXO (Enriched Xenon Observatory) Experiment which has recently announced new World-leading limits on neutrinoless double beta decay. The EXO Experiment is an international collaboration led by Stanford University and the U.S.

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2012‑05‑18 Report by SNOLAB Scientists makes "Editor's Choice" in The Canadian Journal of Physics

Activities of gamma-ray emitting isotopes in rainwater from Greater Sudbury, Canada following the Fukushima incident

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2012‑05‑17 SNOLAB Announces Grand Opening

SNOLAB is excited to announce the official Grand Opening of the Underground Facilities! Todays event will celebrate the completion of all construction and the clean status of the entire laboratory space.

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2012‑05‑09 HALO (Helium and Lead Observatory) is Operational at SNOLAB!

The HALO experiment located at SNOLAB went live as of today.

The HALO experiment is acquiring data on all 64 channels, all 128 NCD's (Neutral Current Detectors). There is still much work to do on this experiment but this is an exciting milestone for the experiment. 

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2012‑05‑07 First Dark Matter Search Results from COUPP-4 at SNOLAB

New data are being reported by the COUPP (Chicagoland Observatory for Underground Particle Physics) from the operation of a 4.0 kg CF3I bubble chamber at SNOLAB.

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2012‑01‑20 Dr. McDonald receives Order of Ontario

Dr. Arthur McDonald of Kingston, a respected physicist who led the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory scientific team confirming that neutrinos have mass. This changed the basic understanding of physics for these fundamental particles, a very significant scientific discovery.

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2011‑11‑18 SNOLAB Scientist Wins 40 Under Forty Award!

Christine Kraus (PhD) is an assistant professor in the department of physics at Laurentian University, and Canada Research Chair in Particle Astrophysics. She is the key onsite manager co-ordinating the construction for the conversion of SNO to SNOplus. She plays the guitar and flute, and is a member of the Ariadne Women's Choir.

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2011‑09‑28 SNOLAB and the OPERA Results

This week, the OPERA experiment publicly announced experiment results that appeared to indicate superluminal neutrinos.  SNOLAB explains the implications of these results.

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