Outreach

  • IceCube hosts 10-week virtual high school program with Marquette, SDSMT, WIPAC
    Since 2013, the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC) has hosted afterschool internships at least once a year to provide high school students in the Madison area the opportunity to work on real-world physics experiments. Through the internship, participating students have been able to meet working astrophysicists, learn computer-programming skills, and contribute to data analysis and outreach efforts. But with much of the world still shut down from COVID-19 at the end of last year, WIPAC decided to pivot online. The result was “IceCube After School,” a 10-week virtual interactive program for high school students interested in coding, design, and […]

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  • Happy Valentine’s Day! Love, IceCube
    Show your love and affection for the special people in your life by sending them one of our 2021 IceCube Valentine’s Day cards! See our cards from previous years here. […]

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  • 2021 IceCube Calendar – Free printable!
    Download our printable 2021 IceCube Calendar! Featuring a dozen stunning photos taken by our winterovers, this calendar will teach you something new about the IceCube Neutrino Observatory and the South Pole every month. Letter size Tabloid size (A4) […]

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  • IceCube at holiday light display in Madison, WI
    The Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC), a research center that is part of UW–Madison’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education and headquarters for the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, is sponsoring its first display for the 32nd annual Holiday Fantasy in Lights event in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. The lights are on every night 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm from November 7, 2020 – January 3, 2021 at Olin Park. The drive-through event is free and open to the public! […]

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  • IceCube at ScienceWriters 2020
    Like the vast majority of conferences and meetings this year, ScienceWriters 2020 went virtual in response to the coronavirus pandemic. And instead of field trips typically organized by the host institution of the conference, organizers called on attendees to create a virtual, Zoom-able experience about the science happening in their part of the world. It was the perfect opportunity to showcase IceCube. […]

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  • From outer space, to the South Pole, to your phone: A new AR app for IceCube
    IceCubeAR, aka IceBear, is a new augmented reality (AR) app that allows anyone in the world can see what’s happening under the South Pole ice in the IceCube Neutrino Observatory—using their smartphone! […]

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  • Outreach from the South Pole
    Since their arrival at the South Pole last November, John and Yuya have reached hundreds of people around the world through virtual talks and presentations. […]

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  • IceCube’s Upward Bound class goes virtual
    Last week, 52 high school students in Minnesota finished a two-week course taught by IceCube-trained educators. The class was organized by Upward Bound, a federally funded program that provides precollege opportunities for high school students from low-income families whose parents didn’t attend college. […]

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  • #IceCubeAtHome
    Want to explore and learn more about IceCube from the comfort of your own home? Check out the following resources and activities for you to engage in without leaving the house. […]

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  • Color with IceCube
    Tap into your creativity and try your hand at one of our IceCube-themed coloring sheets. Perfect for calming your mind or unleashing your artistic side. […]

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  • Get festive with these IceCube snowflake patterns
    ’Tis the season for snowflakes—made of ice or paper! Try one (or more) of our festive, IceCube-themed snowflake templates to decorate your space. Choose from a DOM, the IceCube Lab, penguins Rosie and Gibbs, or even our PI, Professor Francis Halzen. […]

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  • Meet Jocelyn Argueta, our 2019 PolarTREC educator
    IceCube’s South Pole crew will have another pair of helping hands (and flippers) this summer season: Jocelyn Argueta will be at the Pole from November 30 to December 27 as our 2019 PolarTREC educator. (As for the flippers…keep reading to find out.) Jocelyn is a bilingual scientist-performer with Phantom Projects Theatre Group in La Mirada, California. She has a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of California, Irvine, and has her own show based around her character, Jargie the Science Girl! […]

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