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2019‑11‑29 Members of the SNOLAB team named 2019 AAAS fellows

SNOLAB offers its warm congratulations to Dr. Arthur McDonald and Dr. Reiner Kruecken for earning the distinction of American Association of Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow. Both were named in the Physics category, for their contributions to science technology.    

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2019‑11‑27 Mining noble gas: How astroparticle physics' hunt for underground argon helped ease the global helium shortage

Photo: Pslawinski

 

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2019‑11‑20 SNOLAB Board Appoints New ED

The SNOLAB Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nigel Smith to a three-year extension as Executive Director, building on his previous and highly successful ten years at the helm of the organisation.  

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2019‑11‑19 Science North's Julie Moskalyk selected for Homeward Bound 5

Julie Moskalyk, the Science Director at Science North, has been selected to be a part of the fifth cohort of Homeward Bound, a global leadership initiative for women in science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine (STEMM).

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2019‑11‑15 40 Under Forty: Dr. Erica Caden

Last night, Sudbury's 2019 40 Under Forty award recipients were announced. Among those recognized was SNOLAB's own Dr. Erica Caden. 

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2019‑11‑14 World Quality Day Feature: Karen Galipeau
2019‑10‑25 Collaboration in the Hunt for Dark Matter

Photo: Patrick Cullis, NSF

 

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2019‑10‑23 Dark Matter Day at SNOLAB

It's that time of year again! Days get shorter, pumpkin spice is everywhere, and the physics community world-wide celebrates Dark Matter.

There is much more to the universe than we can see. In fact, we are only seeing about 5% of it! The remainder is comprised of dark matter and dark energy. 

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2019‑10‑15 REPAIR Project Brings Biology Deep Underground
Does the natural background radiation we are exposed to everyday living on planet Earth have an important role in life?
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2019‑10‑08 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded Today
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded this morning to three people for two important discoveries
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