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IceCube Neutrino Observatory provides new insights into origin of cosmic rays

Analysis of data from the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a massive detector deployed in deep ice at the U.S. Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica at the geographic South Pole, recently provided new insight into one of the most enduring mysteries in physics, the production of cosmic rays. Cosmic rays were discovered 100 years ago, but only now are scientists homing in on how the highest energy cosmic rays are produced.
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Construction of the world's largest neutrino observatory completed: Antarctica's IceCube

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Culminating a decade of planning, innovation and testing, construction of the world's largest neutrino observatory, installed in the ice of the Antarctic plateau at the geographic South Pole, was successfully completed Dec. 18, 2010... Read Post

"First Evidence for Extraterrestrial Sources of High-Energy Neutrinos" --Reports Antarctica Observatory

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

Although cosmic rays were discovered 100 years ago, their origin remains one of the most enduring mysteries in physics. Until now. A massive telescope at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in the Antarctic ice reports the detection of... Read Post

Origin of cosmic rays not what was thought

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Although cosmic rays were discovered 100 years ago, their origin remains one of the most enduring mysteries in physics. Now, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a massive detector in Antarctica, is homing in on how the highest energy ... Read Post


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