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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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The top prizes in this year’s European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) were awarded yesterday and a local Sudburian came out on top!

Brendon Matusch made waves this past spring when he took home the top prize at the 2018 Canada-Wide Science Fair with his...

This past June, SNOLAB joined 18 major science facilities around the world to take part in the Global Physics Photowalk. Seventeen amateur and professional photographers were invited on a journey deep underground (2km to be exact!) to...

The SNOLAB outreach team had the opportunity to bring hands-on science out of the lab and into the community at events around Sudbury this summer.
In partnership with Laurentian University, SNOLAB hosted the annual Student Talk Competition on Monday August 13th. This much anticipated day provides an opportunity for students who have been working on SNOLAB-related projects to update both their peers and the SNOLAB community on their progress. The challenge...
LGBTQ+ people in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) continue to struggle to openly be themselves, and this cannot continue. This change must happen as soon as possible, and so July 5th will be #LGBTSTEMDay, the first international day of LGBTQ+ people in STEM.
June 25, 2018 – Vancouver, B.C. – The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the most massive and complex science experiment in human history, is a prime example of global achievement through collaboration. Driven by a multinational community of...