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Welcome to SNOLAB

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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January 9, 2017– Sudbury, ON – SNOLAB is among 17 research facilities receiving support through Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Major Science Initiative (MSI) fund. The MSI fund aims to secure and strengthen these state-of-the-art national research facilities. The program enables...
Davis was a leader on the development and construction of the acrylic vessel. He led teams of scientists, students and workers on underground shifts over many years.  Here he is surveying the location...

Dr. David Pearson, founding director of Science North, was appointed to the Order of Ontario on December 14th, 2016.

Pearson is the Co-Director of the Science Communication Program at Laurentian University and Professor in the School of the Environment, working in...

Take a guided tour of SNOLAB with Nobel Laureate, Dr. Art McDonald. The project Nobel Labs 360° is an outreach initiative of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.  

The Nobel Labs 360 project...

Starting Here at 7PM EST on December 7th.


SNOLAB congratulates David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane, and J. Michael Kosterlitz on being awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics ”for theoretical discoveries...