Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 8:30am
Just because the sun is now up, doesn’t mean you can see everything clearly. Check out the poor visibility in this image of a flag line just outside the station, disappearing into whiteness. The 40-knot storm made outdoor work impossible and therefore restricted.
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 10:00am
The 4th Cosmic Ray Anisotropy Workshop (CRA 2017) starts today in Guadalajara, Mexico. Hosted by the University of Guadalajara and co-organized by WIPAC, this four-day workshop will include discussions about the origin of the anisotropy of cosmic rays and their spectral anomalies in different energies.
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
Last week we saw that someone had pulled up a chair to watch the sunrise, this week there are two. And these two people are actually watching the sun—it has been climbing higher and higher all week and is now officially up.
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Their time at the Pole may be coming to an end, but apparently their beards are not! IceCube winterovers Martin and James are sporting some fine beards while they happily tackle their work in the dish pit.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 12:15pm
Are you ready for a South Pole challenge? The South Pole Experiment Contest is a competition for middle school students in the US, Germany, and Belgium.
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 3:30pm
Just because it’s light enough to take pictures outdoors, doesn’t mean the sun is up. Not yet—or not officially—anyway. The one and only sunrise each year at the South Pole is a slow process.
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 1:45pm
Now you see him, now you don’t! Winterover Martin had some fun taking photos at the ceremonial pole last week. Although it was still quite cold outside, the light was sufficient for a much faster a selfie.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:15pm
Winterovers have been waiting for the sun for many months and the growing anticipation was heightened this week when the temperature reached a frigid -104◦F.
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:30am
It was a relatively quiet week at the Pole, with most of the action outside. IceCube winterover Martin captured a nice shot of the moon, with halo and moon dogs, over the Dark Sector. You can discern a faint glow along the horizon of an impending sunrise.