University of Wisconsin-Madison

IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator

In two papers published today in Science, IceCube together with partner telescopes and observatories on Earth and in space announced the identification of blazar TXS 0506+056 as the first likely source of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays.



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Learning from blazars, a long-term neutrino–gamma-ray partnership

Each breakthrough in neutrino astronomy is followed by a myriad of ideas on how to further exploit IceCube data.


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Pan-STARRS1 far vision at the service of neutrino sources

Pan-STARSS1, a 1.8-meter-diameter optical telescope on the island of Maui is the world's leading near-Earth object discovery telescope.


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Week 4 at the Pole

IceCube winterovers Benjamin and Kathrin are showing off a thermometer reading from last week, when temperatures in Madison, WI, and many other midwestern areas were colder than at the Pole.