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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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(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. 
Dr. Nigel Smith, Director of SNOLAB, traveled to Washington, D.C this week along with Nobel Laureate Dr. Art McDonald and Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan to discuss international research collaboration, particularly the US-Canada collaboration on the SNO experiment and at the SNOLAB underground...

Watch Here on Wednesday May 3, 7 PM ET!

More than a billion years ago, two black holes collided. In the final second of their long life together, the...

SNOLAB would like to congratulate Dominic Giroux on his recent appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Sciences North / Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN) and of the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI). 
Mr. Giroux has been incredibly supportive of SNOLAB and our mission...