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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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This June SNOLAB will join major science facilities for an international photo competition;...

SNOLAB Scientists were pleased to take part in judging projects at the 48thAnnual Sudbury Regional Science...

Science and art collided on Wednesday March 21stas over 100 works of art were curated and assembled in the Atrium of Laurentian University (LU) for the 5thAnnual SciArt Exhibition.  The show was part of the university’s 2018...

Watch it here on Wednesday Apr. 4, 2018 at 7 PM ET!

In his public lecture at Perimeter Institute on April 4th, Rob Moore will explore how the next great “age” of humankind may well be forged...

March is National Engineering month in Canada and marks the start of the cavern excavation for the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) that began 28 years ago at Creighton Mine. 


SNOLAB is extremely sad to learn of Professor Stephen Hawking’s passing earlier today.  Although Professor Hawking was a theoretical physicist, his personality, wit and sarcasm made him a legacy across all science fields.

SNOLAB was fortunate to host Professor...