Friday, June 23 2017

9:30am to 11:00am

IceCube Tour for Davis Bahcall Scholars

internal event • WIPAC- 222 W Washington

10 scholars from the Davis Bachall program will be coming to WIPAC for a tour on Friday June 23rd. This is an internal event and only intended for the scholars. There will be a talk and a tour of 222 offices. They will then head over to LEL- Living Enviroment Laboratory in the Discovery Building for a tour.

For more info about the Davis Bahcall Scholars program go to:

Thursday, July 27 2017 to Friday, July 28 2017

2:00pm to 12:15pm

Grandparents University at WIPAC

internal event • WIPAC, 222 W Washington

Grandparents University® is an intergenerational learning experience for children aged seven 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 and much more.

For more information about Grandparents University go to:

Thursday, November 02 2017 to Sunday, November 05 2017

9:00am to 2:00pm

IceCube at Wisconsin Science Festival

outreach event • Discovery Building, 330 N Orchard, Madison, WI

Come learn more about IceCube at the Wisconsin Science Festival. We will be at the Discovery Building from Nov 2nd- Nov 5th, 9am-2pm each day! We will have interactive activites for kids and adults including our IceCube LED display.

For more info about the Wisconsin Science Festival:

Past Events

Friday, June 16 2017

2:00pm to 3:00pm

NPAC Forum: Studies of galactic cosmic rays with direct and indirect measurements,

talk • WIPAC

Nahee Park, University of Chicago, will be giving a talk, "Studies of galactic cosmic rays with direct and indirect measurements," as part of the NPAC Forum on Friday, June 16.  The talk is hosted by Prof. Stefan Westerhoff and begins at 2:00 pm at WIPAC, 222 E. Washington Ave.

Sunday, June 04 2017

10:00am to 6:00pm

IceCube at World Science Festival 2017

outreach event • NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, NYC

Join IceCube for the World Science Festival's "street science" on Sunday, June 4th from 10 am until 6 pm at NYU Kimmel Center in New York City.  This event is free, indoors and open to the public. 

Stop by and see how the biggest and strangest telescope in the world explores the universe. We'll have an LED model of IceCube, cold weather gear from the South Pole, and more hands-on exploration. 

For more information about "Ultimate Science Sunday" check out the World Science Festival's website:

Saturday, May 20 2017

8:30pm to 11:00pm

A Night at the Washburn Observatory -- Cancelled

outreach event • Washburn Observatory - 1401 Observatory Dr, Madison, WI 53706

The event has been cancelled due to bad weather 

Do you want to learn more about the night sky? Come with your family to the Washburn Observatory and join us for a fun science night! You will be able to watch the night sky through telescopes, and learn about what you are seeing. The activity will be held in Spanish, in collaboration with Diego Gonzalez Casanova and Camilo Machuca, PhD Astronomy students at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. The activity will be rescheduled if the sky is not clear. 

*Activity in Spanish.