Strings of giant’s beads are being carefully submerged into the dark water of the deepest lake on Earth. Pulled out, they cover a distance of more than a kilometre. Even the Ostankino TV Tower would seem to be a dwarf near these self-floating units. Thick cables reach the shore: the neutrino observatory hunts after the most elusive particles in the Universe born in distant space accelerators.

 

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On 5 November, the article “Ice Fishing − Baikal Neutrino Catch” about the Baikal Neutrino Telescope was published in the magazine “Popular Mechanics”.