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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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Watch it here on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at 7 PM ET!

As a child, Quebec native Pauline Gagnon dreamed of understanding what the universe was really made of.


SNOLAB would like to extend congratulations to our own Dimpal Chauhan for being awarded a Top 40 Under 40 award. Northern Ontario Business hosted the award ceremony to honour the accomplished and influential group of winners at the biennial 40 Under Forty Awards.The awards highlights the outstanding...

On and around October 31st when the world celebrates the ghostly and the unseen, SNOLAB will be no exception. Those engaged in dark matter...

SNOLAB extends congratulations to two members of our research community who were successful in receiving funding for new projects through the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

The funding was announced by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, as part of a CFI...

Sudbury, ON (September 27, 2017) – CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) celebrates a 10-year anniversary of delivering mining innovations at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) by launching the SUMIT Program Journal authored by researchers and students, a rich partnership of academic and industry...

There is much more to the universe than what we can see. In fact, what we see is less than 5% of it. The remainder is invisible to us. Twenty-three percent of this invisible matter is called dark matter and will be the focus of SNOLAB outreach activities as we celebrate Dark Matter Day.