Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 5:00pm
Like the vast majority of conferences and meetings this year, ScienceWriters 2020 went virtual in response to the coronavirus pandemic. And instead of field trips typically organized by the host institution of the conference, organizers called on attendees to create a virtual, Zoom-able experience about the science happening in their part of the world. It was the perfect opportunity to showcase a facility like IceCube.
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 4:00pm
Graduate student Leslie Taylor helped fine-tune a high-energy gamma-ray telescope this summer. Detecting the Crab Nebula was the "gold standard" for success.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 10:15am
The IceCube Lab has accumulated quite a bit of snow over the winter. And that snow, there and elsewhere, must be cleared away before planes bringing fresh crew arrive—plenty to do.
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 11:30am
Now that the sun is up 24/7 at the South Pole, it’s hard for the winterovers to even imagine the auroras they were enjoying in the dark sky just a month or so ago. Everything is now visible.
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:00am
Last week was somewhat busy for the IceCube detector. Otherwise, the sun continues its slow rise, leaving things outside appearing blue and frosty.
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 12:15pm
What did we just say about the dawn sky at the South Pole? That it can present quite a colorful display, as evidenced by this week’s outdoor photos.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 10:30am
While a blue sky may seem boring to some, especially after the many displays of auroras throughout the winter, the long twilight actually provides plenty of dawn colors to enjoy while outdoors.