News & Headlines

2014‑11‑03 Dr. Nima Arkani-Hamed - Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime in the 21st Century

Watch the second Perimeter Institute Public Lecture Series webcast on November 06.

Live here starting at 6:45 pm! (click this link)

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2014‑10‑27 Fruit Flies at SNOLAB

Sudbury scientists have been bringing hundreds of fruit flies two kilometers underground to the SNOLAB, located in Vale's Creighton Mine, to test how the flies cope under pressure.

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2014‑09‑26 SNOLAB Welcomes Gilles Gerbier

Gilles Gerbier is a world-renowned expert in astroparticle physics. Dr.

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2014‑07‑18 Second generation dark matter experiment coming to SNOLAB

SNOLAB is pleased to welcome the SuperCDMS experiment to the underground science facility. The Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Search is an international, multimillion dollar dark matter experiment currently based in Minnesota with plans to progress the project by building a more sensitive detector at SNOLAB.

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2014‑07‑10 Smith re-appointed as SNOLAB Director

The SNOLAB Institute Board of Directors is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr. Nigel Smith to a second five-year term as Director of SNOLAB. This appointment comes after a very successful inaugural term that resulted in the first scientific results coming from SNOLAB experiments. 



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2014‑06‑12 John Ellis featured at Herzberg Memorial Lecture

Laurentian University and SNOLAB have teamed up to host this year’s Canadian Association of Physicists Annual Congress. The CAP Congress is the most important general physics conference in Canada.

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2014‑06‑04 SNOLAB researcher in the hunt for Majorana Neutrinos

Dr. Bruce Cleveland, SNOLAB researcher is part of a collaboration called EXO that released a paper about their search to discover the mass of a neutrino. 

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2014‑06‑03 SNOLAB and LU host CAP Congress 2014

Sudbury - Laurentian University and SNOLAB have teamed up to host this year’s Canadian Association of Physicists Annual Congress. The CAP Congress is the most important general physics conference in Canada.

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2014‑03‑24 Going deep underground in Canada in search of dark matter

The deeper you go, the higher you fly.

The Beatles lyric seems apt while I’m plunging down a mine shaft at 10 metres a second. My ears pop as the open-air elevator descends and the bare rock walls rush past in a blur.

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2014‑03‑21 Lab Business: Digging Deep at SNOLAB

This is like no other lab in Canada.

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