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2020‑03‑19 2020 SNOLAB photowalk postponed

Out of caution related to the spread of COVID-19, the Interactions Collaboration is postponing the 2020 Global Photowalk competition scheduled for this spring and summer.

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2020‑03‑13 SNOLAB and COVID-19

SNOLAB has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) situation. We want to reaffirm that the health and safety of all our staff, students and users is of paramount importance and one of our core values.

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2020‑03‑06 SNOLAB celebrates national engineering month

March is National Engineering Month, Canada’s biggest celebration of engineering.

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2020‑02‑28 Laurentian University Research Week 2020

February 24-28 was Research Week at Laurentian University, an annual celebration of the research being done by Laurentian faculty and students.

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2020‑02‑12 TRISEP 2020 registration opens

SNOLAB is proud to be hosting the 2020 Tri-Institute Summer School on Elementary Particles (TRISEP).

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2020‑02‑11 SNOLAB celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11 is the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science (IDWGS).

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2020‑01‑21 SNOLAB scientist teaches physics to Tibetan monastic students

SNOLAB staff scientist Dimpal Chauhan spent most of last month in India, teaching science to Tibetan monastics as a faculty member in the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative (ETSI).

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2020‑01‑13 SuperCDMS fridge cooled to 5.3 millikelvin at Fermilab

The SuperCDMS experiment at SNOLAB is no stranger to cold temperatures. They operate at nearly absolute zero because the colder the germanium and silica crystals are, the better the chance of observing a vibration from a particle interaction.

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2019‑12‑23 Season's Greetings from SNOLAB

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2019‑12‑20 NEWS-G detector arrives at SNOLAB

NEWS-G, one of the dark matter detectors that will be installed at SNOLAB in 2020, is slightly different from most of the dark matter experiments operating here.

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