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IceCube, the cubic kilometer, sub-polar detector that in 2013 gathered the first-ever evidence of cosmic neutrinos, is the star of particle astrophysics at the South Pole. Soon, however, a complementary detector known as the Askaryan Radio Array or ARA will join the hunt for the highest energy neutrinos. Like IceCube, […]

Video: New polar neutrino detector on the way


This week, all techie eyes are on the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The adjective most likely to be attached to any given gadget is just as likely to pique some interest in UW–Madison’s Internet of Things Lab. Theme of #CES15 seems to be “smart everything.” Here’s @mashable coverage […]

From the ‘magic cabinet’ to the mainstream