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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Celebrating IceCube’s first decade of discovery
By Staff | | CollaborationDetector |
It was the beginning of a grand experiment unlike anything the world had ever seen. Ten years ago today, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory fully [...]

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For the first time, IceCube looks for neutrinos from solar flares
By Madeleine O'Keefe | | Research |
Our sun shines not only in light but also in neutrinos. These tiny, chargeless, and nearly massless particles are produced deep in the sun’s [...]

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Week 18 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | | Life at the Pole |
Some people love to camp out in tents. But outside at the South Pole? Not sure how many takers there would be for that. [...]

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