News & Headlines

2012‑12‑18 AFFECT Magazine: Big Science for Small Particles, Tony Noble and SNOLAB

When Dr. Tony Noble describes the work going on at SNOLAB , one of Canada's foremost facilities for astroparticle physics research, one gets an unsettling sense of humanity's profound ignorance. But that sense is also exhilarating.

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2012‑12‑12 Dr. Clarence Virtue recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Research at Laurentian University

Dr. Clarence Virtue (PhD, UBC) has been at Laurentian University since 1992 following a five year posting at CERN, Geneva in the particle Physics Laboratory. Dr. Virtue is currently researching neutrino physics with the goal of understanding solar and supernova neutrinos. 

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2012‑12‑10 DAMIC now running at SNOLAB

 The DAMIC (Dark Matter In CCDs) experiment, a new experiment at SNOLAB experienced a very successful culmination of several years of detector research with a relocation to the SNOLAB underground laboratory located at the Vale Creighton Mine.

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2012‑12‑07 Dr. Peter Skensved honoured at Queen's University

As a senior research associate for the SNOLAB Research Group, Dr. Skensved has made substantial contributions to the success of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) and now the SNOLAB underground laboratory.

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2012‑11‑06 Voyage to SNOLAB

A growing number of scientists are looking for ways to join a dream team of experiments in a unique laboratory a mile and a half underground in Ontario. There, they seek to solve some of the biggest mysteries in physics today, including the case of missing dark matter.

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2012‑10‑26 Canadians should be proud of their S&T program

 A new report from the Council of Canadian Academies released in September titled The State of Science and Technology in Canada has great news about Canada’s Science and Technology sector. The report states that Canadian Science and Technology is a healthy and growing field in both output and impact.

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2012‑10‑17 SNOLAB Joins Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

SNOLAB was honoured as a new member of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce on October 16, 2012.

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2012‑10‑13 National Science and Technology Week

SNOLAB staff and scientists participated in an event at Science North this weekend as part of National Science and Technology Week. Science North hosted an "Ask the Scientist" Day for elementary students and another for families visiting the Science Centre. 

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2012‑10‑05 2013 Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics.

 The search for dark matter runs deep with physicists Blas Cabrera and Bernard Sadoulet, who have chased this mystery far underground and will be recognized for their work as joint recipients of the 2013 W.K.H.

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2012‑09‑16 Professor Stephen Hawking visits SNOLAB!

Dr. Nigel Smith, Director of SNOLAB and the SNOLAB Institute Board of Directors were honoured to welcome Dr. Stephen Hawking to visit SNOLAB this past weekend. 

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