Friday, March 12, 2021 - 3:15pm

The sun is getting noticeably lower in the sky at the South Pole.  IceCube’s winterovers also note that it’s starting to get cold.  

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 11:15am

The highest-energy cosmic rays come from subatomic interactions within star clusters, not supernovae, say Michigan Tech physicists and collaborators, including WIPAC's Ke Fang.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 11:30am

On December 8, 2016, a high-energy particle called an electron antineutrino hurtled to Earth from outer space at close to the speed of light carrying 6.3 petaelectronvolts (PeV) of energy.  IceCube had seen a Glashow resonance event, a phenomenon predicted by Nobel laureate physicist Sheldon Glashow in 1960.

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:45am

Last week was relatively quiet at the Pole, offering a good opportunity to get out and reflag the flag line between the IceCube Lab (ICL) and the station. 

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.