NEWS

Tuesday, July 16 2019

IceCube, the Antarctic neutrino detector that in July of 2018 helped unravel one of the oldest riddles in physics and astronomy — the origin of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays — is getting an upgrade.

Monday, April 06 2020

Now that the sun has set, indoor leisure activities have taken hold.  It turns out the station gym is just big enough for last week’s new sport, wiffle ball.

Friday, April 03 2020

WIPAC's number one priority has always been the health and safety of its employees, and our thoughts are with all those who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, March 27 2020

It finally happened—the lowering sun disappeared below the horizon at the South Pole, leaving everything in dusk.

Friday, March 20 2020

So, is it a watercolor or a photograph?  Well, it is a photograph, but the hazy bands of color in the sky make it definitely reminiscent of a watercolor.  

Friday, March 13 2020

With temperatures around –50 °C (–58 °F) and winds at 15 knots (over 17 mph), there’s no getting around the frosty face look when you’re out walking around at the South Pole.