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Neutrinos are odd: Extremely difficult to see, they travel through mass with scarcely a trace. A 1-billion ton detector in South Pole ice is now counting neutrinos, intent on understanding their origin and role in the universe, and even spotting echoes of the Big Bang.
At the South Pole, giant telescope searches for elusive neutrinos, hoping to find evidence of huge explosions in the distant universe. In neutrino astronomy, ice is definitely nice!