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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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2012‑09‑11 First dark matter search results from COUPP

 The COUPP Experiment located at SNOLAB has released new data from the operation of a 4.0-kg CF3I bubble chamber in the 6800-foot-deep SNOLAB underground laboratory.

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2012‑08‑07 Cosmic Ray Centenary

Take a look at how cosmic rays were first understood - and see how far our knowledge has come since then - with Dr. Simon Peeters, a senior lecturer in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Sussex and collaborating scientist on the SNO+ experiment at SNOLAB. 

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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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