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SNOLAB is an underground science laboratory specializing in neutrino and dark matter physics. Located 2 km below the surface in the Vale Creighton Mine located near Sudbury Ontario Canada, SNOLAB is an expansion of the existing facilities constructed for the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) solar neutrino experiment.

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This week is Science Literacy Week in Canada, "a nationwide celebration highlighting the excellence and diversity of science outreach events, resources and organizations from coast to coast." SNOLAB will be at the Sudbury Farmer's Market this Saturday with outreach activities, and we've also compiled a reading list of physics...

Photo: Grzegorz Krzyewski/AstroCeNT

This past Monday, September 2, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada was at the AstroCeNT Particle Astrophysics Science and Technology Center in Warsaw, Poland, to attend an event formalizing a partnership between...

Every summer, SNOLAB and Laurentian University hold a summer student talk competition for summer students who spent all or part of their summers working at SNOLAB and on the various experiments underground here.

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EDMONTON, A.B. — Researchers across the country need the best labs and tools to spark discoveries that lead to healthy communities, clean air and water, new job opportunities and a prosperous future. That’s why the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, today announced more than $...
For three days last week, SNOLAB hosted researchers from around the world for its biennial Future Projects Workshop. The nature of astroparticle physics experiments (large, expensive, and requiring the scientific contribution of many) requires that the community always be looking to the future: if an experiment...
Last week, SNOLAB hosted David Asgiersson of TRIUMF Innovations as he delivered workshops on commercializing research products. During these workshops, he gave an overview of the legalities of commercialization and intellectual property, as well as the different options researchers have if they want to pursue...