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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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Take Your MPP to Work day started early for France Gélinas and Jamie West, MPPs for Nickel Belt and Sudbury, respectively. They had to be at SNOLAB in time to gear up and catch the 8:00 am cage to the 6800 level, where the underground lab is located. Both Gélinas and West have visited SNOLAB...
Historic investments include money for new experiment being built at SNOLAB

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The DEAP-3600 Experiment, hosted at SNOLAB and led by Carleton University Physics Prof. Mark Boulay, Canada Research Chair in Particle Astrophysics and Subatomic Physics, and his team of 80 Canadian and international researchers have released the results of their first year collecting data on dark matter,...

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The SNO+ experiment had a busy 2018, publishing multiple papers including a Solar Neutrino Measurement and a Nucleon Decay in Water results paper.
These papers are available here:

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