Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 11:00am

The South Pole station has closed for the winter, as the last plane carrying passengers leaves the Pole. 

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 1:15pm

It’s still light outside, but winter at the South Pole is fast approaching, and departures last week Caption well outnumbered the arrivals. 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 9:00am

IceCube collaborator and Harvard physics professor Carlos A. Argüelles Delgado has been selected as a 2021 Sloan Research Fellow in Physics.

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 12:30pm

It takes a lot of fuel to keep things operating all year long at the South Pole, and all that fuel must be transported to this remote locale. 

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 10:00am

If you want to take inventory of a shipping container’s contents, you have to get inside first, and that can mean shoveling snow first.

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 11:30am

Last week, a game of dodgeball was just the thing for the emergency response team to practice working in their fire gear. 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 9:00am

On January 1, Professor Lu joined the Department of Physics and IceCube. Most recently, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the International Center for Hadron Astrophysics at Chiba University in Japan. To welcome her, we sat down for a (virtual) interview.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 9:00am

On January 1, astroparticle physicist Ke Fang joined WIPAC and the UW–Madison Physics Department as an assistant professor. To welcome Fang and learn more about her, we met up on Zoom for an interview.

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:45am

It doesn’t snow much at the South Pole but there is lots of snow that accumulates there, and sometimes it needs to be moved. 

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 9:30am

The first full week of the year was a busy one!  So much going on… The IceCube detector was well behaved, but there were still several maintenance items to take care of.