‘IceCube’, a Particle Detector Located at South Pole

In the context of modern scientific research, consider the following statements about ‘IceCube’, a particle detector located at South Pole, which was recently in the news:
1. It is the world’s largest neutrino detector, encompassing a cubic kilometer of ice.
2. It is a powerful telescope to search for dark matter.
3. It is buried deep in the ice.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 26th August 2015 in Geography.
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    Answer: (4) 1, 2 and 3

    1. It is the world’s largest neutrino detector, encompassing a cubic kilometer of ice.
    2. It is a powerful telescope to search for dark matter.
    3. It is buried deep in the ice.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 26th August 2015.
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