New map of cosmic rays in the Southern sky presented at physics meeting
For the first time, scientists have an almost complete sky map of high-energy cosmic rays.
Antarctic neutrino telescope celebrates completion with conferences, public events
Like the billions of tiny neutrinos that zip through the Earth every second, scientific exchanges will be flying thick and fast in Madison.
IceCube researchers come up empty on first neutrino test
Antarctic IceCube observatory to hunt dark matter
An extraordinary underground observatory for subatomic particles has been completed in a huge cube of ice one kilometre on each side deep under the South Pole, researchers said.
IceCube: World's largest neutrino observatory completed at South Pole
(PhysOrg.com) -- On Saturday, December 18, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory sank the last of 86 strings of sensitive photodetectors to a depth of almost two and a half kilometers in the ice at the South Pole, ...
NSF signs $34.5-million operating agreement as Antarctic neutrino detector nears completion
The National Science Foundation has signed a five-year, $34.5-million agreement with the University of Wisconsin-Madison to operate a unique telescope--a cubic kilometer in volume--buried in the Antarctic ...
IceCube neutrino observatory nears completion
In December 2010, IceCube -- the world's first kilometer-scale neutrino observatory, which is located beneath the Antarctic ice -- will finally be completed after two decades of planning. In an article in ...
IceCube drillers train for final Antarctic season
(PhysOrg.com) -- The sweltering Wisconsin summer is a far cry from conditions at the South Pole, but ice drillers from around the United States will gather next week in Stoughton to prepare for the upcoming Antarctic work ...
IceCube spies unexplained pattern of cosmic rays
(PhysOrg.com) -- Though still under construction, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole is already delivering scientific results - including an early finding about a phenomenon the telescope was ...
IceCube building goals exceeded at South Pole
(PhysOrg.com) -- As the 2008-09 Antarctic drilling season concludes, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory is on track to be finished as planned in 2011.