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SuperCDMS (Cryogenic Dark Matter Search) Experiment Meeting

August 3-5, 2022

The Physics Department hosted the collaboration meeting for the SuperCDMS (Cryogenic Dark Matter Search) Experiment August 3-5, 2022.

Nearly 50 collaboration members attended the hybrid-format meeting in-person, with another 50 attending virtually. The collaboration includes dark matter hunters from across the world, including Canada, United States , Germany, Spain, India, and UAE.

The meeting focused on tackling the challenges of installing and commissioning highly sensitive particle detectors in SNOLAB, Canada's world-leading astroparticle physics facility, to prepare for the start of science runs next year.

Fun highlights of the meeting included a BBQ on the physics patio, liquid nitrogen ice cream, dark matter coffee, and subatomic particle plushies.