First field season for IceCube Upgrade ongoing at the South Pole

A view of the seasonal equipment site from the first field season for the IceCube Upgrade. Image: Kurt Studt, IceCube/NSF


Neutrinos (blue sky map) in front of an artist’s impression of the Milky Way. Image credit: IceCube Collaboration/Science Communication Lab for CRC 1491


#IceCube10 – Celebrating 10 Years of IceCube

#IceCube10 – Celebrating 10 Years of IceCube


IceCube Explained

What exactly is IceCube? How does it use the South Pole ice to see neutrinos from outer space? Image: Yuya Makino, IceCube/NSF


Research Highlights

From neutrino physics to glaciology to dark matter, IceCube science spans a variety of fields.


Meet the Collaboration

The IceCube Collaboration includes hundreds of people from around the world. Image: Yuya Makino, IceCube/NSF


Activities and Resources

Learn more about IceCube by playing a game, making crafts, or reading our comic!


Working at the Pole

IceCube science begins at the South Pole. Image: Yuya Makino, IceCube/NSF

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Carlos Argüelles-Delgado named a 2024 Cottrell Scholar
By Staff | | AwardsWIPAC |
IceCube collaborator and Harvard University physics professor Carlos Argüelles-Delgado is among 19 outstanding teacher-scholars in chemistry, physics, and astronomy named recipients of the Research Corporation for Science Advancement’s 2024 Cottrell Scholar Awards. Each awardee receives $120,000. Recipients are chosen through a rigorous peer-review process of applications from a wide variety [...]

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First field season for IceCube Upgrade ongoing at the South Pole
Over the past two months, a team of IceCube drill engineers have completed an impressive amount of work during the first of three consecutive field seasons for the IceCube Upgrade. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation and international collaborators. The goal of the project is to drill [...]

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By Jean DeMerit | | Life at the Pole |
Last week at the Pole, IceCube winterover Connor got up close and personal with…something large. That something turns out to be a calibration target for the South Pole Telescope. It’s not located near the telescope but rather about 3 kilometers away, the minimum distance required for the telescope to focus [...]

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