the ICE Cube Laboratory in Antarctica, seen at night.

The IceCube Laboratory at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, in Antarctica. IceCube was the first scientific instrument to detect very high energy neutrinos from beyond our solar system. The international IceCube project involves more than 300 researchers from 47 institutions, one of which is The University of Alabama. Photo credit: Sven Lidstrom, IceCube/NSF

the planet Jupiter.
Astronomy Public Observing Night

April 28 @ 8:00 pm
Gallalee Hall 227

The Dept. of Physics & Astronomy will be hosting an open house on Friday, April 28th from 8:00p.m. – 10:00p.m. Prof. Murray Silverstone will lead the public observing session on the roof of Gallalee Hall. Objects to be viewed:Jupiter, Orion Nebula, one of the nearest stellar nurseries, Pleiades and Beehive star clusters, and several bright visual… [...]

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