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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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SNOLAB extends congratulations to two members of our research community who were successful in receiving funding for new projects through the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

The funding was announced by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, as part of a CFI...

Sudbury, ON (September 27, 2017) – CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) celebrates a 10-year anniversary of delivering mining innovations at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) by launching the SUMIT Program Journal authored by researchers and students, a rich partnership of academic and industry...

There is much more to the universe than what we can see. In fact, what we see is less than 5% of it. The remainder is invisible to us. Twenty-three percent of this invisible matter is called dark matter and will be the focus of SNOLAB outreach activities as we celebrate Dark Matter Day. 


Watch it here on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 7 pm ET!

In his October 4 public lecture at Perimeter Institute, Dr. Erik Verlinde (University of Amsterdam) will explore...
Image: Blaire Flynn, SNOLAB Education and Outreach Coordinator is seen with Jessica Watts, the Coordinator of Outreach Programs and Partnerships at the Greater Sudbury Public Library, adding some “SNOLAB-approved” reading to the collection.
On Sept. 8, 2017 an information session was held at the Canadian Embassy in Rome to announce the formation of the Global Argon Dark Matter Collaboration, including members from the Darkside-50, DEAP-3600, ARDM and MiniClean collaborations. The membership totals 350 scientists from 68 institutions in 12...