The snow contained substantial quantities of dust-enriched with iron-60—which isn't naturally produced on our planet.
IceCube searches for neutrinos—invisible, nearly massless subatomic particles which rarely ever interact with normal matter.
Scientists said there might be many more of these localized hot spots than previously thought.
As the U.S. and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere mark the summer solstice, Australia, Antarctica and others are in the middle of winter.
They are some of the last unexplored parts on Earth; the largest is more than 200 miles long.
The first member of the flock to spy the recording object goes in for a close-up, before a friend tries to hijack his spot.
The Emirati firm believes the scheme could also affect the dry climate of the Gulf and attract tourists.