NEWS

Tuesday, July 16 2019

IceCube, the Antarctic neutrino detector that in July of 2018 helped unravel one of the oldest riddles in physics and astronomy — the origin of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays — is getting an upgrade.

Tuesday, October 20 2020

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

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. 

Monday, October 05 2020

The sun is up but still low on the horizon, casting long shadows, as seen here peeking through the exhaust plumes from the power plant. 

Monday, September 28 2020

As the long winter comes to an end with the sunrise at the South Pole, the winterovers embark on spring cleaning around the station.  

Friday, September 18 2020

Last week was somewhat busy for the IceCube detector. Otherwise, the sun continues its slow rise, leaving things outside appearing blue and frosty.