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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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Starting here LIVE at 7:00pm! May 4, 2016 


A Town Hall meeting will be held at SNOLAB on April 1st, 2016 to present and discuss feedback from the SNOLAB community and provide input to the Strategic Plan.  T...

SNOLAB is embarking on a refresh of its Strategic Plan for 2017-2022. To ensure we have full engagement from the research community and all our other stakeholders, SNOLAB is requesting input on our strategic direction.  


SUDBURY – The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) Collaboration, represented by Dr. Arthur McDonald have shared the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.
The Prize was presented by the Breakthrough Prize...

SNOLAB-- October 16, 2015

The HALO supernova neutrino detector in SNOLAB has joined the international SuperNova Early Warning System (SNEWS).  This worldwide network of neutrino detectors looks for bursts of neutrinos emerging from a core-collapse supernova in our...

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 recognises Takaaki Kajita in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald in Canada, for their key contributions to the experiments which demonstrated that neutrinos change identities. This metamorphosis requires that neutrinos have mass. The discovery has changed our understanding of the innermost...