Thursday, April 26 2018
Kelly Malone, Penn State, will be giving a talk, "Observation of the highest-energy gamma rays with the HAWC Observatory," as part of the NPAC Forum on Thursday, April 26. The talk is hosted by Prof. Stefan Westerhoff and begins at 2:30 pm in Room 5310 Chamberlin Hall.
Thursday, April 26 2018
WIPAC will have an outreach booth at the Women in STEM night hosted by two Middleton high school clubs. The purpose of the event is to encourage young girls to pursue STEM and show them real-life examples of what they can do with their knowledge. We will be bringing our cosmic messenger beanbag toss game, DOM, and South Pole gear, and we'll be talking to participants about the IceCube Neutrino Observatory.
The event will be held at Kromery Middle School on Thursday, April 26, from 4:30-5:30pm.
Tuesday, May 08 2018 to Saturday, May 12 2018
The IceCube collaboration spring meeting 2018 will be hosted by Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia.
Pre-meetings: May 5-7
Meeting from May 8-12
More info check out the meetings page!
Wednesday, May 09 2018
Ever wonder what it would be like to live and work at one of the coldest, most remote places on Earth? James Casey and Martin Wolf can tell you all about it. They are adjusting to life in more moderate conditions after thirteen months operating the biggest and strangest telescope in the world, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole.
See incredible pictures of their exciting and challenging adventure, and learn what it takes to capture the almost invisible neutrino, nicknamed the ghost particle.
This free public outreach talk will take place at Georgia Tech in Atlanta and is co-sponsored by Georgia Tech School of Physics and IceCube.
For more info go here.
Monday, June 18 2018 to Friday, June 22 2018
Thursday, July 26 2018 to Friday, July 27 2018
Grandparents University® is an intergenerational learning experience for children aged 7 to 14 who are accompanied by a grandparent(s) or older adult relative(s) who is not a parent. This program is supported by UW Alumni Association. A group of grandparents and their granchildren are coming to WIPAC for a fun filled 2-day outreach event. We will be doing ice drilling competitions, talking about IceCube, detecting the invisible using sand boxes and much more.
GPU schedule at WIPAC: Thursday July 26 from 2:00-5:15pm and Friday July 27 from 9:00-12:15pm
For more information about Grandparents University go to: http://www.uwalumni.com/benefits-services/alumni-learning/grandparents-u...
Saturday, April 07 2018
WIPAC will be participating in the 2018 Science Expeditions, a family friendly, campus-wide open house running April 6-8, 2018. We will have an exploration station on Saturday April at Discovery building and will be presenting planetarium shows and "Chasing the Ghost Particle" at Sterling Hall from 11:00am-3:00pm (4 shows, 1 every hour)
Experience the world of the neutrino, often called the weirdest particle in nature. Learn about the unique properties of the so called ghost particle that can pass through the Earth undeflected, and exist in three identities at the same time. Learn about how despite being born with a single identity, they can mutate into another neutrino identity when they are detected by experiments such as IceCube, the cubic-kilometer neutrino detector at the South Pole. From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 7, in the Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St.
Come join the fun! For more information about the campus-wide open house, visit the Science Expeditions website.
Monday, March 19 2018
LIGO and IceCube will be hosting a joint webcast on Monday, March 19, at 12pm (CST) for the Society of Physics Students at San Diego State University.
Delia Tosi will be speaking on behalf of IceCube and will talk about her recent experience working at the South Pole this past season.
Monday, March 19 2018 to Wednesday, March 21 2018
IceCube will be at AAS's High Energy Astrophysics meeting, March 18-21, in Rosemont, IL. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the key areas of discovery for high-energy astrophysics within the next decade. We will exhibit our IceCube virtual reality devices and tabletop display for people to try!
Exhibit will be from 8:30am-7:30pm on Monday March 19 and Tuesday March 20. Then 8:30am-3:30pm on Wednesday March 21.