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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

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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

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#IceCube10 – Celebrating 10 Years of IceCube

#IceCube10 – Celebrating 10 Years of IceCube

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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

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Research Highlights

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

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Meet the Collaboration

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

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Activities and Resources

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

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Working at the Pole

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

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Search for elusive sterile neutrino continues with improved high-energy muon neutrino reconstruction in IceCube
By Alisa King-Klemperer | | Research |
Neutrinos are tiny “ghostlike” particles that traverse long distances across the universe, interacting with matter only through the weak force. They come in three different types or “flavors”—electron, muon, and tau—and during their journey through the atmosphere and the Earth can transform from one flavor to another. This phenomenon, called [...]

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IceCube Masterclass brings together students and scientists from around the world
By Alisa King-Klemperer | | Outreach |
This year, over 200 students across 20 research institutions in Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Thailand, Sweden, and the United States participated in the eleventh edition of IceCube Masterclass. The masterclasses were held between the months of January and May, with many of them running an in-person program. This year, the [...]

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Week 23 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | | Life at the Pole |
The photos from last week are all indoor shots, but clearly auroras aren’t the only source of color at the Pole. Last week the station celebrated a New Orleans–themed cocktail party, hosted by the SPT and BICEP winterovers. Décor and dress code were in the spirit of Mardi Gras (colorful), [...]

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