Giant ice caverns lead the hunt for exotic particles

This is a gigantic hole that's been melted into the South Pole. It's one of the 100 or so such vertical caves that have been punched into the Antarctic surface as part of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, which is searching for tiny, almost massless particles known as neutrinos. This remarkable image reveals theā€¦ » 2/13/11 11:00am 2/13/11 11:00am