The IceCube Lab at the South Pole

Scientists have just cracked one of cosmology’s biggest mysteries. It turns out cosmic neutrinos -  among the tiniest objects in the universe - are formed in swirling black holes in distant galaxies and then shoot out across the cosmos. Francis Halzen, the lead scientist of the IceCube Neutrino Detector, explains how light sensors buried deep in the ice at the South Pole detected a neutrino that traveled four billion light-years.More

A bee's communication infrastructure

Tania Munz recently wrote a biography of Karl von Frisch — the German scientist who cracked the mystery of the honeybee’s waggle dance, which shows the rest of the hive precisely where to find a new food source miles away.More


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