Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

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 - 10:30am

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

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 10:00am

Ke Fang, professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Shakti P. Duggal Award presented by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP).

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 2:30pm

Caption The moon was out last week, lighting up the skies a bit for outdoor treks. Indoors, donuts were happening.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 3:00pm

Midwinter finally arrived, with its many traditions, including exchanging gifts and sharing a lavish meal.

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 9:45am

Last week at the Pole was relatively busy, at least compared to the previous week.

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:15am

As far as the IceCube detector goes, a quiet week is a good week.As far as the IceCube detector goes, a quiet week is a good week.

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.