The hardest search yet: cosmogenic neutrinos
Billions of years ago, an ultra-high-energy cosmic ray––maybe a proton––escaped the environment of a powerful, extragalactic source.
Artist Tim Otto Roth synthesizes IceCube
When artists and scientists meet, anything can happen. Tim Otto Roth met Christian Spiering, former spokesperson of the IceCube Collaboration, in Zeuthen. Tim was at DESY to present "Cosmic Revelations," an installation which resembles the KASCADE cosmic ray detector in Karlsruhe. And as soon as IceCube was mentioned in a conversation between the two of them, they were hankering to work on a neutrino installation..
Week 37 at the Pole
Just because the sun’s coming up, doesn’t mean it’s getting warmer yet. In fact, they’ve had some tremendously cold days at the Pole, with the thermometer hitting –100 F last week.