The UWRF Physics department is proud to be one of only 2
undergraduate programs in the IceCube collaboration. IceCube itself is
scheduled to be completed during the austral summer of 2011.
Lots of exciting things are
happening with IceCube at UW-River Falls this
April 13, 2010
The Oden returned to Sweden. Dr. Madsen, Drew, Kyle, and Samantha are
in Washington discussing undergraduate research with Congress members at
the Council on
Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill . Check out Kyle's blog on this
March 22, 2010
Kyle made it safely back to the States. The Oden adventures have
concluded, but not before producing over 300 Gbytes of data! Preliminary
studies show the data to be sound. Stay tuned as preparations are made
for the summer activities.
February 2, 2010
Another leg of the journey has completed. Samantha is back in the
States with the data logs. Kyle has made it to New Zealand and will
depart for McMurdo station soon. He is also updating his blog here.
December 19, 2009
Drew has safetly departed the Oden and will be returning to the
States soon. Samantha's adventure has also begun. Check it out here!
November 20, 2009
The Oden successfully departed Helsingborg and is on its way to
Gothenburg for fueling. Be sure to wish Drew luck at battling
November 8, 2009
Drew Anderson has arrived in Sweden to continue prep for the Odens
departure on the 20th. Check out Drew's
October 30, 2009
Kyle Jero and Samantha Jakel have arrived in Sweden to prep the tank
and learn about the boats operations. Check
out Kyle's blog!
October 29, 2009
The sendoff party for Drew, Kyle, and Samantha turned out great.
Remember to thank Dr. Madsen for the free icecream!
August 17, 2009
Approval of the Oden Cruise, scheduled to depart November 20th.
- Tank monitoring during the cruise is being conducted by Drew
Anderson and Kyle Jero (UWRF) and Samantha Jakel (UW-Rock County)
- Freezing of tank is almost complete!
- Follow along each leg of the journey through the students blogs!
August 24, 2009
Progress has been made using a GPU processor to speed up photon
August 14, 2009
UWRF students and staff have produced five new posters highlighting
the work accomplished in the past year. Click here
for more details.
August 7, 2009
Two students have returned from another successful experience
researching in Sweden.
July 26, 2009
The successful completion of another Upward Bound