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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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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announced 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 4 Companions (C.C.), 35 Officers (O.C.) and 86 Members (C.M.).

Appointed as Officer to the Order of...

“Fragments noirs” is a musical work by Sudbury-based composer Robert Lemay that was recorded two kilometres underground in the Cryopit, a large experiment cavern at SNOLAB.

Composed of nine short musical commentaries, Fragments Noirs is part of a larger...

Sudbury, ON (December 13, 2017) – The Ultra Deep Mining Network (UDMN) held its third annual Symposium for its 76 network members from across Canada and announced another UDMN commercial success by one of its members, Mira Geoscience. Mira Geoscience was presented with UDMN’s Outstanding Achievement...

Watch it here on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at 7 PM ET!

As a child, Quebec native Pauline Gagnon dreamed of understanding what the universe was really made of.


SNOLAB would like to extend congratulations to our own Dimpal Chauhan for being awarded a Top 40 Under 40 award. Northern Ontario Business hosted the award ceremony to honour the accomplished and influential group of winners at the biennial 40 Under Forty Awards.The awards highlights the outstanding...

On and around October 31st when the world celebrates the ghostly and the unseen, SNOLAB will be no exception. Those engaged in dark matter...