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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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A panel of researchers from Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics will discuss the meaning and implications of LIGO's announcement regarding...
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...

One of SNOLAB's own was honoured on November 12, 2015 with a Top 40 Under 40 Award. 

The group of 40 individuals under the age of 40 were recognized...

To those who crave natural daylight, the idea of spending large chunks of time deep underground may seem like hell. But to particle physicists, this subterranean lifestyle is a price worth paying for the excellent radiation...