Hunting Elusive Particles from Outer Space in Antarctica

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Neutrinos are one of nature's most elusive subatomic particles. Countless trillions of them are streaming all around us, yet they almost never interact with matter, making them extremely difficult to study. Yet scientists at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica do manage to "see" these particles, and all it takes are thousands of detectors suspended within a cubic kilometer of ice.

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