SNOLAB is located deep underground
in a working nickel mine in Sudbury, Ontario.
Arrival at the SNOLAB facility
above ground. It is here where we were briefed for the trip underground
and given safety gear to wear (coveralls, boots, safety glasses,
helmet, and harness belt.
The elevator ride down was incredibly
fast and dark. My ears kept popping numerous times on the way
down. The elevator drops at about 40 km/h. Once at depth, we
had to walk about 1 1/5 km through the mine, an area called "The