IceCube and the High Energy Neutrinos from Space
Chad Finley, Oskar Klein Centre (Stockholm)
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory lies two kilometers deep within the ice at the South Pole, Antarctica. With one cubic kilometer of instrumented volume, IceCube enables the study of a wide range of phenomena: neutrino astronomy, dark matter searches, neutrino oscillations, and cosmic ray physics. Recently IceCube has announced the long-awaited discovery of high energy neutrinos from deep space. These neutrino energies are approximately 100 million times greater than the energies of neutrinos previously observed from the sun and supernovae. I will review IceCube's latest results with particular attention to this new flux. I will also discuss what we hope to measure in the near future with IceCube and the next generation of neutrino telescopes.
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