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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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July 21, 2017 (Sudbury, ON) Physics students from École Secondaire Catholique Père-René-de-Galinée in Cambridge, Ontario spent Wednesday morning 2km underground discussing some pretty interesting science.  “Charging Cavaliers” are thirteen students (6 boys and 7 girls)...

(Sudbury, ON) SNOLAB staff and scientists were honoured to welcome Minister of Research, Innovation and Science Reza Moridi to the underground laboratory earlier today. Minister Moridi was able to interact with SNOLAB students and scientists and see first-hand how Canada is a world leader in innovation. ...
As part of the TAUP (Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics) conference later this month, there is free ...
(Sudbury) For the first time, a Canadian high school will conduct an experiment at CERN with the help of a University of Alberta professor and some SNOLAB technology!
CERN’s Beamline for Schools competition, which began in 2014, names...

Sudbury had the incredible fortune to host Dr. Roberta Bondar today, where she took the time to talk to many local students...

It started with a bang (the big bang that is) and ended amongst the stars. 
Dr. Arthur B. McDonald was featured in last nights Herzberg Memorial Public Lecture speaking on the deep dark questions of our universe.