University of Wisconsin-Madison Physical Sciences Lab

IceCube featured in Wisconsin Week

Friday, February 27th, 2009

IceCube’s 2008-2009 drilling season exceeded expectations, and is featured in the February 25th issue of Wisconsin Week, the campus weekly news source.

Link to article

PSL, who has played a significant role in IceCube and its predecessor AMANDA, sent personnel to “The Pole” to assist in a number of capacities. Mechanical engineer Jeff Cherwinka arrived early, to help dig out the equipment and begin preparation for the season. Instrument maker Darrell Hamilton was a driller and technician on the Independent Firn Drill, and electronics shop technician Jake Urben was a driller on the Enhanced Hot Water Drill.

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