Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 10:00am

Last week there was a rare super blood moon event, shown here high in the dark sky above the IceCube Lab.

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 3:00pm

It was relatively quiet last week at the Pole, but the skies were full of excitement.

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 11:00am

It’s night at the South Pole—dark skies all the time, no sunlight for months—but that doesn’t mean there is no light.

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 3:45pm

Some people love to camp out in tents. But outside at the South Pole? Not sure how many takers there would be for that.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:15pm

The moon was bright enough to allow the IceCube winterovers to turn off their headlamps a bit while they were working outside.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:00am

IceCube began full operations on May 13, 2011—ten years ago today—when the detector took its first set of data as a completed instrument. Since then, IceCube has been watching the cosmos and collecting data continuously for a decade.

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 9:30am

Among all the healthy activities at the Pole lately is the “Climb to Mt. Everest” challenge, performed by climbing the stairs of the “beer can.”

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:45am

The first auroras of the season are always an exciting time, especially for those folks lucky enough to be at the Pole.

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 9:30am

The flags at the ceremonial pole were captured in shadow against a colorful horizon after sunset.

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 9:15am

Even though twilight occurs only twice a year at the South Pole, it is a drawn out process that lasts weeks instead of hours.

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