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south pole marker
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:00pm

Although you might expect that it would remain fixed, the marker at the geographic South Pole is moved on a regular basis.

muon tagger
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:30am
Tagged any good muons lately? Maybe you just aren’t using the right equipment. Last week at the South Pole, IceCube folks set up equipment for some muon tagger runs—special calibration tests of the IceTop stations.
ice mustache
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 1:00pm
At first glance it looks like IceCube winterover Stephan has sprouted some new teeth at the Pole. But they’re just ice clumps, not to worry.
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 1:30pm
This “ring around the sun” is a halo, an optical phenomenon that occurs from light interacting with ice crystals in the atmosphere.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 8:30am
Water restrictions prompt innovation. When already limited showers get rationed even further, as they have been recently at the South Pole station, you start thinking of ways to work around the problem.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:00am
Ah, the things we take for granted. Sunshine might be one of them. Running water might be another. At the Pole, sometimes you have to do without.
sundog southpole
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 10:00am
Last week we saw a sun halo, and a few weeks back we saw the newly inaugurated South Pole marker. Lo and behold, they have come together.
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 2:00pm
Giant spools sure do serve as a great photo prop. Now empty, these spools had a previous life, brought to the Pole full of cable and ready for action, for use on IceCube and other nearby experiments.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 1:15pm
The week began with some extra-nice halos and ended with an exodus of most of the summer people at the Pole.
american flag
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:15am
Now that the sun is back at the South Pole, there’s nowhere to hide. You can walk outside and see everything—everything that was there in the darkness all winter long.