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Week 12 at the pole - Earth Shadow
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 8:30am
The darkness of night tells us that we’re in the Earth’s shadow. But who thinks about the Earth’s shadow during the day?
The creation of WIPAC was made possible through the successful partnership of the University of Wisconsin–Madison with the National Science Foundation and the IceCube Collaboration to construct the ...
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 3:15pm
Each year, IceCube selects two individuals to serve as the project’s winterovers, to be among the folks who remain at the South Pole throughout the long winter
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 12:30pm
This week had all the usual stuff—you know, calibrations, detector statistics, data handling, that kind of stuff. But it also had … Yuri’s Night. This is a global celebration held each April 12th to commemorate Yuri Gagarin, first man in space and an inspiration to many.
penguin jumping out of the water
While work at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory focuses on the edges of the Universe, the public is often interested in something which resides on the edges of Antarctica- penguins. Public interest in penguins recently provided IceCube researcher Mark Krasberg of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an edge in the UW-Madison Cool Science Contest where he won an award for his photo of an emperor penguin leaping out of the water.
Crew sitting on the snow
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 12:00pm
IceCube is pleased to announce that high school math teacher Liz Ratliff will be joining our team at the South Pole during the 2012-2013 season. Ratliff, from Camden High School in South Carolina, was selected by the PolarTREC program to participate in a hands-on polar research experience.