IceCube String

IceCube String

The deployment of each of the 86 IceCube strings lasted about 11 hours. In each one, 60 sensors (called DOMs) had to be quickly installed before the ice completely froze around them. (Credit: IceCube/NSF)

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Categories
Research, Physics and Physical Sciences
Keywords
Antarctica, IceCube, neutrino, South Pole
Status
  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 4, 2015 - 10:46am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:49pm