IceCube meets in Madison for its spring 2022 collaboration meeting

Last week, over 200 members of the IceCube community descended upon the University of Wisconsin–Madison for its fall collaboration meeting, which was hosted by the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC). For the second time this year, the biannual collaboration meeting was held in person, with virtual offerings for those who could not attend. The […]

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The future of particle physics is also written from the South Pole

A month ago, the Seattle Community Summer Study Workshop—July 17-26, 2022, at the University of Washington—brought together over a thousand scientists in one of the final steps of the Particle Physics Community Planning Exercise. The meetings and accompanying white papers put the cherry on top of a period of collaborative work setting a vision for […]

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IceCube at Neutrino 2022 – the 50th anniversary

The 30th International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics (Neutrino 2022), the biggest conference on neutrino physics, concluded last Saturday after running from May 30–June 4. The meeting was held in Seoul, Korea, for the first time and was hosted by the Korean Institute for Advanced Study, the Institute for Basic Science, and the Korean […]

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IceCube resumes in-person collaboration meetings

For the first time since 2019, the spring collaboration meeting was held in person last week from May 16–20. The in-person meeting took place at both the Fine Arts Museum and the Plaine campus of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Brussels, Belgium. A total of 225 participants, including those who joined remotely, registered […]

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P. Buford Price, a pioneer of neutrino astronomy, died on December 28, 2021

On December 28, 2021, P. Buford Price, a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley and a member of the IceCube Collaboration, passed away.  Buford, who defined himself as an experimentalist who liked to develop projects that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries, was a founding member of the AMANDA project and collaboration, which demonstrated […]

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10 years of IceCube data now publicly available at NASA’s HEASARC archive

The IceCube Collaboration has teamed up with NASA’s High-Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC) to share 10 years of IceCube data with the public. Supported by the Astrophysics Division of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate and a service of the Astrophysics Science Division at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), the HEASARC is the primary […]

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IceCube at ICRC 2021

Last week marked the end of the 37th International Cosmic Ray Conference, the largest conference in the world for cosmic ray physics. This year, the entire conference was hosted virtually, which allowed more people from an expanded geographic range to attend; there were approximately 1,800 participants from 55 countries who contributed around 1,350 papers. It […]

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