News & Headlines

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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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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