Discover a forbidden universe... of science!io92/15/11 4:39pmFiled to: Io9 roundupTop21EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkMiss out on some thrilling scientific discoveries and bizarre theories? We're on the case. Here's the best of io9's science coverage from the past few days.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 the incredible lengths scientists have to go in order to detect these ultra small particles.