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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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Deep in a mine in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, you will find the deepest flush toilets in the world. Four of them, actually, ensuring the comfort of the staff and users of SNOLAB, an under-...

Hello! My name is Brendon Matusch. I’m a 15-year-old aspiring software engineer, with an interest in physics, automation, and machine learning technologies. I’m here to tell you a bit about the summer I spent at SNOLAB working on the PICO-60 and DEAP-3600 dark matter projects, what I learned, and where...

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Come wrap up a month of Dark Matter Days with an out-of-this-world event!
Join SNOLAB on Thursday November 1, for our Dark Matter Days Laugh and Learn!
We have invited Earth's premier...

What keeps galaxies from pulling themselves apart as they spin through the universe at mind-boggling speeds? How is it that the universe is expanding at an ever increasing rate? ...