Investments in Canadian labs win Nobel Prizes

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Arthur McDonald (pictured) and Takaaki Kajita for their discoveries of neutrino oscillations and neutrino mass. Dr. MacDonald performed much of his prize work at Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, and began his work at Chalk River Laboratories.

Chris Wiebe, CINS President, writes in the Globe and Mail:

We, as Canadians, should be proud of his accomplishments, which were made possible only with key investments in national laboratories. Canada has a proud tradition of supporting such large science initiatives, which have paid off in not only Nobel Prizes, but also in the advancement of knowledge and the development of new technologies.

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