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.

Thursday, July 29 2021

Lighter days are coming, but last week there were still opportunities to take pictures outside in total darkness.

Tuesday, July 27 2021

Remember the “Climb to Mt. Everest” challenge, started back in May? The winterovers finally completed the 600 ascents (descents) of the beer can that constitute the equivalent height of Mount Everest.

Wednesday, July 14 2021

Although IceCube is a well-behaved detector, it nonetheless has issues arise from time to time that require attention.

Tuesday, July 13 2021

The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, India, have awarded the 2021 Homi Bhabha Medal and Prize to Francis Halzen, the Hilldale and Gregory Breit Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and principal investigator of IceCube, for his “distinguished contributions in the field of high-energy cosmic-ray physics and astroparticle physics over an extended academic career.” 

Tuesday, July 13 2021

UW–Madison physics professor Francis Halzen has been named a Vilas Research Professor.