News & Headlines

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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2011‑04‑14 SNOLAB Scientist Receives the CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for Outstanding Experimental Contributions to Subatomic Physics

SNOLAB would like to congratulate Dr. David Sinclair, Director of Facilities Development for SNOLAB on his receipt of the inaugural CAP-TRIUMF Vogt medal for his contributions to sub-atomic physics. “I do, of course, feel very honoured to be selected for this award, especially when I reflect on the strength of the field in Canada.

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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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