Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 12:30pm
The WIPAC high school internship spring session begins today. Over twenty Madison-area students return to the program, a weekly meeting that exposes participants to physics, astronomy, and technology.
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 9:00am
It’s not uncommon for teachers to take students on field trips. It gives the students hands-on experience and a chance to view classroom concepts firsthand. Madison-area teacher Juan Botella is about to take three students on the trip of a lifetime; the group is headed to Chile and then on to King George Island, Antarctica.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 4:00pm
On most days, the South Pole in Antarctica is colder than Wisconsin. When the polar vortex descended on our state, temps dropped below those at the South Pole, giving us an opportunity to feel what it may be like to work at the end of the Earth.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 6:30pm
We’re excited to be part of the UW – Madison Physics Fair this year on Friday, February 15 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. It’s an annual event hosted by the Physics Department featuring hands-on activities for all ages...
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 10:45am
The community is invited to Extreme South Pole Science day focusing on the research being done with the IceCube telescope on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac, 400 University Dr., Fond du Lac.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 9:45am
Located deep within the ice at the South Pole in Antarctica, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory watches for traces of the mysterious neutrino, a subatomic messenger from the cosmos that lends a greater understanding of far away events in the universe.
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 10:00am
We are excited to announce that Armando Caussade, a STEM educator from Puerto Rico, will travel to the South Pole, Antarctica, during the 2014–2015 polar season to support maintenance work on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory.
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 12:30pm
Since 2009, WIPAC has partnered with the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) and PolarTREC to send high school math and science teachers to the South Pole, working closely with scientists and engineers on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory.