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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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Dr. Nigel Smith, Director of SNOLAB, traveled to Washington, D.C this week along with Nobel Laureate Dr. Art McDonald and Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan to discuss international research collaboration, particularly the US-Canada collaboration on the SNO experiment and at the SNOLAB underground...

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More than a billion years ago, two black holes collided. In the final second of their long life together, the...

SNOLAB would like to congratulate Dominic Giroux on his recent appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Sciences North / Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN) and of the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI). 
Mr. Giroux has been incredibly supportive of SNOLAB and our mission...

SNOLAB welcomes the release of the “Review of Fundamental Science in Canada” report commissioned by Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan last summer.  Minister Duncan convened a nine-member advisory panel to review the system of federal funding and...

Registration for the 15th International Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP) conference is now open!

TAUP 2017 is part of the biennial TAUP series that covers recent experimental and theoretical 
developments in astroparticle physics by invited...

The PICO Collaboration is excited to announce that the PICO-60 dark matter bubble chamber experiment has produced a new dark matter limit after analysis of data from the most recent run. This new result is a factor of 17 improvement in the limit for spin-dependent WIMP-proton cross-section over the already world-...