University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

The National Science Foundation has approved full funding to upgrade the IceCube detector, extending its scientific capabilities to lower energies and thus enabling IceCube to reach neutrino energies that overlap with the energy ranges of smaller existing neutrino detectors worldwide.



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Looking for dark matter in the center of the Milky Way

The IceCube and ANTARES Collaborations combined data from their respective neutrino telescopes.


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2019-2020 summer season recap

IceCube sent more than 30 people to the Pole to work on a variety of tasks to maintain and upgrade the observatory.


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Week 11 at the Pole

It finally happened—the lowering sun disappeared below the horizon at the South Pole, leaving everything in dusk.