[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Jason Socrates Bardi
American Institute of Physics

IceCube Scientists

Caption: IceCube scientists deploy a calibration light source, called the Standard Candle in one of the 2.5 km deep holes. Each of the 86 holes contains a string of 60 Digital Optical Modules (DOMs) that detect the blue light from neutrino events in the deep, clear ice.

Credit: J. Haugen

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: IceCube neutrino observatory nears completion

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]