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Dark Matter on the menu at Science Café

The Sudbury Neutrino Laboratory (SNOLAB) will be the topic of discussion at the May 8 Science Café at the Laughing Buddha Café.
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The Sudbury Neutrino Laboratory (SNOLAB) will be the topic of discussion at the May 8 Science Café at the Laughing Buddha Café.

The SNOLAB is a world-class particle research facility, located two kilometres below the ground at the Vale Creighton mine in Lively.

The Science Café, starting at 7:30 p.m., will focus on how and why SNOLAB hunts for the elusive dark matter and neutrino particles. Participants will have the opportunity to debate the value of fundamental physics research.

Panellists for the evening will include:

- Moderator: Simon Strasser (Ph.D., B.Ed), Science North Staff Scientist
- Corina Nantais- Master's student, Queens University
- Dr. Christine Kraus- professor, Laurentian University Department of Physics
- Dr. Nigel Smith - SNOLAB director

Panellists will lead the discussion, and welcome questions. This café is hosted in conjunction with the official opening of the SNOLAB facility.

Join the conversation. Bring an open mind and get in on the discussion. Free admission and snacks.

For more information visit sciencenorth.ca/café.

Posted by Arron Pickard


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