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UW-River Falls Prof. Jim Madsen stands in front of a C-17 military transport aircraft in Christchurch, New Zealand, before departing to McMurdo Station on the coast of Antarctica on the way to the South Pole. Madsen has made two trips there, but says data is transmitted north over satellites so traveling to the South Pole isn't necessary to do the science. Submitted photo

Ponder this 'strange telescope' buried deep at the South Pole

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Findings from extraordinary scientific research in the heart of Antarctica -- the IceCube Neutrino Observatory -- that includes a UW-River Falls connection will be presented on campus and at a Main Street café the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 1.


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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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