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Wednesday Nite @ The Lab
IceCube Turns Ten: Past, Present and Future for the World’s Biggest and Strangest Observatory
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: 1111 Biotech or sign up for zoom link: http://go.wisc.edu/240r59
Speaker: Francis Halzen, John Kelly, and Lu Lu, Physics/WIPAC/IceCube
Abstract: The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, dubbed “the strangest telescope in the world”, sits in a cubic kilometer of ice at the South Pole, Antarctica. IceCube detects signals from astrophysical neutrinos that interact in the ice, revealing previously hidden information about the universe. It has been 10 years since IceCube began full operations on May 13, 2011. Join us as we look back at the massive construction effort led by UW-Madison, highlight exciting discoveries uncovered by a team of nearly 400 scientists from 53 institutions in 12 countries, and give a glimpse into the future of this one-of-a-kind instrument.
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