Live From the South Pole: Ice Cube (Webcast)
Date: January 6, 2007
Running Time: 00:35:47
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Join us as we talk to South Pole scientists about Ice Cube, a major new telescope being built deep below the surface to detect ghostly neutrino particles. The neutrino telescope will use thousands of detectors spread over a square kilometer of ice below the South Pole to study cosmological mysteries such as black holes, gamma ray bursts, and the remnants of supernova explosions.
This series of webcasts highlights scientific projects near the North and South Poles. Included are presentations that focus on global warming, the construction of the huge South Pole Telescope, and Ice Cube, an under-ice telescope that searches for neutrinos.
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