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IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator

In two papers published today in Science, IceCube together with partner telescopes and observatories on Earth and in space announced the identification of blazar TXS 0506+056 as the first likely source of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays.



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An important step towards understanding neutrino masses

Neutrinos are used to investigate a broad spectrum of physics topics, ranging from the extreme universe to the underlying symmetries of nature.


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Improving searches for galactic sources of high-energy neutrinos

The search for sources of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays has revealed neutrinos from distant galaxies and from all over the sky traveling through the Antarctic ice.


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Week 17 at the Pole

It’s still not completely dark, but we know that eventually, and soon enough, the darkness will come to envelope everything.