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

NSF mid-scale award sets off the first extension of IceCube

The IceCube Upgrade project represents the first phase in expanding IceCube for the future. Image: Kathrin Mallot, IceCube/NSF

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Ignacio Taboada elected IceCube’s next spokesperson
By Madeleine O'Keefe | | Collaboration |
Darren Grant has seen quite a few exciting things during his time as IceCube spokesperson. From pinpointing a cosmic accelerator to measuring a tau [...]

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New algorithm improves IceCube’s pointing accuracy
By Madeleine O'Keefe | | Research |
When the IceCube Neutrino Observatory sees a high-energy neutrino from outer space, IceCube researchers want to know where it came from. The unconventional “telescope” [...]

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Week 12 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | | Life at the Pole |
It was all about the sun last week at the Pole.  Weather conditions allowed the winterovers to glimpse the green flash as the sun [...]

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