2011 looks like a great year for Astronomical and Cosmological research as another important detector (dare I say telescope – for want of a better word) came online:
The construction of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory was completed at the South Pole in Antarctica on December 18, 2010. This scientific milestone marks completion of the world’s largest neutrino detector and a powerful tool for exploring the Universe.
We can now detect neurtrinos from SN with more sensitivity than ever before.
Also read other news article about IceCube here: