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, August 04 2020

Another quiet week at the Pole. But there is a bit more “camera” commotion now as the darkest part of the (long) polar night is coming to an end.

Monday, July 27 2020

It was a quiet week at the Pole. And just as well…some folks appreciated some time to recover from the Polympics. But the sky was not quiet.

Friday, July 17 2020

Here we see IceCube winterover John removing the cover from the IceAct field telescope, while the sky is still grabbing its deserved attention.

Tuesday, July 14 2020

Word-of-the-day: yukimarimo.  New for some, while others may already be familiar with this uncommon word, which refers to tiny, lightweight snowball-tumbleweeds of the Antarctic. 

Thursday, July 02 2020

It was a green sky last week as the biggest aurora storm of the season swept over the South Pole.  No long camera exposure needed for this fantastic aurora scene.