News & Headlines

2017‑10‑16 SNOLAB experiments receive funding

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.

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2017‑10‑09 S.U.M.I.T. Journal Release

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 res

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2017‑10‑03 SNOLAB Celebrates Dark Matter Day

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. 

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2017‑10‑02 A new view on gravity and the dark side of the cosmos: Erik Verlinde Public Lecture

Watch it here on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 7 pm ET!

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2017‑09‑22 SNOLAB supporting Science Literacy in Sudbury
Image: Blaire Flynn, SNOLAB Education and Outreach Coordinator is seen with Jessica Watts, the Coordinator of Outreach Programs and Partnerships at the Greater Sudbury Public Library, adding some “SNOLAB-approved” reading to the collection.
 
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2017‑09‑21 Formation of the Global Argon Dark Matter Collaboration
On Sept. 8, 2017 an information session was held at the Canadian Embassy in Rome to announce the formation of the Global Argon Dark Matter Collaboration, including members from the Darkside-50, DEAP-3600, ARDM and MiniClean collaborations.
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2017‑09‑06 From Concept to Super Structure
The DEAP-3600 experiment at SNOLAB consists of a giant acrylic vessel which is filled with 3600 kg of liquid argon surrounded by light guides and photomultiplier tubes. It’s big. And heavy.
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2017‑08‑29 Innovative Paint Solutions
On the surface, it doesn’t seem that in a physics lab paint would matter all that much. And, literally on the surface, it doesn’t. 2 km underground in SNOLAB, however, it matters a lot.
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2017‑08‑17 Science Minister Talks Innovation and Support

SNOLAB was proud to host the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, today. The Minister, along with Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré, Lucie Perreault of FedNor, and Emily Depenveen of NSERC toured the underground facility.

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2017‑08‑01 Novel dark matter detector taking data, pushing limits at SNOLAB

(Sudbury) The DEAP Experiment took advantage of the international audience at the TAUP 2017 Conference to announce new results from their experiment. 

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