Past Events

Monday, November 18 2019

12:00am to 11:50pm

Apply to the astrophysics high school internship 2019

outreach event • WIPAC, 222 W Washington Ave, Suite 500, Madison, WI 53703

WIPAC is looking for enthusiastic high school interns to join our fall high school internship program! Participate in real-world physics experiments, learn how to analyze and process data, and work with astrophysicists.

The internship program will be meet every Tuesday from 4:30-6:30pm at the WIPAC offices in downtown Madison, WI. It will run from Dec 3, 2019 through Feb 18, 2020 (with weeks 12/24 and 12/31 off for winter break). 

Our ideal students are entering 11th or 12th grade in the fall. They are interested in subjects such as physics, astronomy, computer science, or statistics. A background in physics or programming not required.

To apply,  please fill out this form and tell us some more about yourself. Please apply by Monday, November 18, 2019. 

If you have any questions, please email:

Wednesday, November 06 2019

2:30pm to 3:30pm

NPAC Forum: The MICROBOONE Neutrino Experiment at Fermilab

talk • Chamberlin Hall, UW–Madison

Wouter Van De Pontseele, Oxford, will be giving a talk, "The MICROBOONE Neutrino Experiment at Fermilab," as part of the NPAC Forum on Wednesday, November 6.  The talk is hosted by Prof. Francis Halzen and begins at 2:30 pm in Room 4274, Chamberlin Hall.

Thursday, October 17 2019 to Sunday, October 20 2019

9:00am to 3:00pm

IceCube at the Wisconsin Science Festival

outreach event • Discovery Center, UW–Madison

IceCube will be joining the fun at the upcoming Wisconsin Science Festival.  Stop by our station on October 17–19 to experience IceCube VR, try on the cold-weather gear used at the South Pole, and learn more about IceCube science.  We'll have our LED model of the IceCube neutrino detector along with one of the DOMs (digital optical modules) that make up the detector. IeCube scientists and staff will be there to answer any questions you might have.  Come and check it out!

Date and times: Oct. 17 & 18: 9am – 2pm, Oct. 19: 10am – 3pm