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Chasing ghosts in Antarctica: Alexandra Witze welcomes a history of IceCube, an ambitious neutrino observatory.

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Mark Bowen, a physicist-turnedwriter, sets his sights high in The Telescope in the Ice, the history of a detector buried in Antarctic ice since the 1990s. The IceCube observatory is designed to do the near-impossible: track neutrinos. These tiny particles whiz through the Universe in staggeringly huge numbers while hardly ever interacting with matter; billions upon billions are passing through your body right now.