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Alaska Public
U-Med road money stay with Muni after Walker vetoes reappropriation to universitythat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
U-Med road money stay with Muni after Walker vetoes reappropriation to university
Alaska Public / Posted 9 hours ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Alaska Permanent Fund must not be restructured without public voteand Nobel Laureate. Smith is an expert economist, who served from 2003 to 2006
Alaska Permanent Fund must not be restructured without public vote
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 9 hours ago
and Nobel Laureate. Smith is an expert economist, who served from 2003 to 2006 as the Rasmuson Chair in Economics at the University of Alaska Anchorage. I recalled his praise for the Permanent Fund model in Governor Jay Hammond's last book,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Moose not easy to see on big Alaska riverhe thinks. Our score, for a small portion of Allen’s route: Two (or 1) moose,
Alaska Science Forum: Moose not easy to see on big Alaska river
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 hours ago
he thinks. Our score, for a small portion of Allen’s route: Two (or 1) moose, to his zero. • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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The Atlantic
Should Any Ideas Be 'Off the Table' in Campus Debates?If you look at some of the free speech infringements sometimes it's even the pr
Should Any Ideas Be 'Off the Table' in Campus Debates?
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
If you look at some of the free speech infringements sometimes it's even the professors against the students... At the University of Alaska Fairbanks you had a gender-studies professor who launched a complaint about a student newspaper against... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Pregnancy test dispensers attempt to raise fetal alcohol syndrome awarenessof themselves.” The effectiveness of the dispensers is not simply tied to the
Pregnancy test dispensers attempt to raise fetal alcohol syndrome awareness
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
of themselves.” The effectiveness of the dispensers is not simply tied to the number of pregnancy tests purchased. The University of Alaska Anchorage, which is collecting surveys from Whitehorse and other cities, is studying the influence... Read more
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CTV News
Group works to raise awareness of fetal alcohol syndrome in Yukonof themselves." The effectiveness of the dispensers is not simply tied to the
Group works to raise awareness of fetal alcohol syndrome in Yukon
CTV News / Posted yesterday
of themselves." The effectiveness of the dispensers is not simply tied to the number of pregnancy tests purchased. The University of Alaska Anchorage, which is collecting surveys from Whitehorse and other cities, is studying the influence... Read more
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Alaska Public
Walker cuts $58M from schoolspartisan politics and did almost nothing to solve the state’s budget crisis. T
Walker cuts $58M from schools
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
partisan politics and did almost nothing to solve the state’s budget crisis. The governor also vetoed $10 million from the University of Alaska and held back $80 million from the Higher Education Fund, which pays performance scholarships. The... Read more
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Alaska Public
Gov. Walker’s budget vetoes total $1.29B; dividend cut in halfin bond reimbursement to local schools. The state will delay $430 million in oi
Gov. Walker’s budget vetoes total $1.29B; dividend cut in half
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
in bond reimbursement to local schools. The state will delay $430 million in oil and gas tax credits into future years. The University of Alaska will see a $10 million cut. In addition to the vetoes, Walker delayed $250 million in road and bridge... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Regents to discuss $40M deal for UAF engineering buildingFAIRBANKS — The University of Alaska Board of Regents is set to decide next ste
Regents to discuss $40M deal for UAF engineering building
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
FAIRBANKS — The University of Alaska Board of Regents is set to decide next steps for the partially completed engineering building at the Fairbanks campus. The board will hold a special meeting Monday to vote on $37.5 million in bonds to resume... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Spruce aphid: Small bugs, big problemAuke Rec is one infestation hot spot. Casey Matney, agriculture and horticultur
Spruce aphid: Small bugs, big problem
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 4 days ago
Auke Rec is one infestation hot spot. Casey Matney, agriculture and horticulture agent for the Kenai Peninsula with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, says that there are some treatment options for spruce aphid. “Two ways you can treat spruce... Read more
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Alaska Public
UAF researcher looks at causes of the 9/11 World Trade Center attackA University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher is working to unravel a lingering m
UAF researcher looks at causes of the 9/11 World Trade Center attack
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
A University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher is working to unravel a lingering mystery of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. The collapse of Building 7, near the Twin Towers, has long been a centerpiece... Read more
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Alaska Public
Regents to discuss $40M deal for UAF engineering buildingThe University of Alaska Board of Regents is set to decide next steps for the p
Regents to discuss $40M deal for UAF engineering building
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
The University of Alaska Board of Regents is set to decide next steps for the partially completed engineering building at the Fairbanks campus. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the board will hold a special meeting Monday to vote on $37.5... Read more
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Alaska Public
Monday, June 27, 2016Regents to discuss $40M deal for UAF engineering building Associated Press Th
Monday, June 27, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
Regents to discuss $40M deal for UAF engineering building Associated Press The University of Alaska Board of Regents is set to decide next steps for the partially completed engineering building at the Fairbanks campus. Lightning strikes spark... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau Rotary Club donates funds for UAS scholarshipsFor 15 years the Rotary Club of Juneau has hosted a wine auction to raise funds
Juneau Rotary Club donates funds for UAS scholarships
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
For 15 years the Rotary Club of Juneau has hosted a wine auction to raise funds for the University of Alaska Southeast scholarships to be awarded annually. In collaboration with UAS, an endowment fund was established and has continued to grow over... Read more
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Alaska Public
Kathleen McCoyfor a final year at the newspaper before accepting a position as an electronic
Kathleen McCoy
Alaska Public / Posted 7 days ago
for a final year at the newspaper before accepting a position as an electronic media specialist and storyteller at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Her radio days began when KSKA launched a new community radio program, Hometown Alaska and... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska fire season lagging behind preseason predictionsthat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Alaska fire season lagging behind preseason predictions
Alaska Public / Posted 7 days ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Refuge Notebook: With marine-derived nutrients, what goes around comes aroundcool is that there has been some great research on MDN here on the Kenai Penins
Refuge Notebook: With marine-derived nutrients, what goes around comes around
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 7 days ago
cool is that there has been some great research on MDN here on the Kenai Peninsula. Dr. Dan Rinella, originally with the University of Alaska Anchorage and now with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, worked with others on several streams on the... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Uncertainty complicates crucial predictions about Alaska's futureas one-quarter of Alaska's permafrost could melt by 2100, a USGS study from lat
Uncertainty complicates crucial predictions about Alaska's future
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
as one-quarter of Alaska's permafrost could melt by 2100, a USGS study from late last year predicted. David McGuire, a University of Alaska Fairbanks biologist who is one of the co-authors of the USGS report, also was one of the 98 experts... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Bears bother lonely science instrumentsrunways in villages and knock down all the runway lights, which make a slight h
Bears bother lonely science instruments
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
runways in villages and knock down all the runway lights, which make a slight humming sound." Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Herring benefits heralded by marketing instituteand it's likely less," said Daniel Michrowski, a researcher assistant at the Sc
Herring benefits heralded by marketing institute
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
and it's likely less," said Daniel Michrowski, a researcher assistant at the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. Michrowski aims to get better numbers on how many skates die after being caught on... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Controlling elodea with datathe possibility of undetected elodea populations in inaccessible lakes has comp
Controlling elodea with data
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 days ago
the possibility of undetected elodea populations in inaccessible lakes has complicated efforts to eliminate the invader. University of Alaska researcher Tobias Schwörer — an economist at the university’s Institute of Social and Economic Research... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Summer solstice doesn't mean maximum warmthair near you is prepared to defy the long-term average by being extra hot. Or u
Alaska Science Forum: Summer solstice doesn't mean maximum warmth
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 days ago
air near you is prepared to defy the long-term average by being extra hot. Or unusually cold. • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Spruce aphid: Small bugs, big problemAuke Rec is one infestation hot spot. Casey Matney, agriculture and horticultu
Spruce aphid: Small bugs, big problem
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 days ago
Auke Rec is one infestation hot spot. Casey Matney, agriculture and horticulture agent for the Kenai Peninsula with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, says that there are some treatment options for spruce aphid. “Two ways you can treat spruce... Read more
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Alaska Public
Thursday, June 23, 2016Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia So
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to speak at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. UAF Summer Sessions will host Sotomayor at the Davis Concert Hall August 14th. Future of... Read more
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Alaska Public
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor to speak at UAF in AugustUnited States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to s
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor to speak at UAF in August
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to speak at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. UAF Summer Sessions will host Sotomayor at the Davis Concert Hall August 14th. Sonia Sotomayor (Photo courtesy of the White... Read more
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The Hill
Arctic OSC leasing: a lifeline for Alaska’s energy legacyeconomic growth go hand in hand. Ultimately oil and gas production will mean j
Arctic OSC leasing: a lifeline for Alaska’s energy legacy
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
economic growth go hand in hand. Ultimately oil and gas production will mean jobs. According to a study conducted by the University of Alaska Anchorage, an annual average of 54,700 new jobs would be created from Arctic OCS development, and... Read more
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PhysOrg
New technique settles old debate on highest peaks in US Arcticsame area as the glaciers we were studying and several of the peaks ended up in
New technique settles old debate on highest peaks in US Arctic
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
same area as the glaciers we were studying and several of the peaks ended up in our maps," says Nolan, a professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the lead-author of the study. He had been mapping glacier volume change in the Brooks... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Controlling elodea with datathe possibility of undetected elodea populations in inaccessible lakes has comp
Controlling elodea with data
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 8 days ago
the possibility of undetected elodea populations in inaccessible lakes has complicated efforts to eliminate the invader. University of Alaska researcher Tobias Schwörer — an economist at the university’s Institute of Social and Economic Research... Read more
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Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
'Debbie' SmithAnchorage in late 1974 and graduated from West Anchorage High School in 1978. S
'Debbie' Smith
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers / Posted 9 days ago
Anchorage in late 1974 and graduated from West Anchorage High School in 1978. She went on to graduate with honors from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a BA in History and English. Debbie retired in 2013 as Vice President of Cape Fox... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperand it’s likely less,” said Daniel Michrowski, a researcher assistant at the Sc
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
and it’s likely less,” said Daniel Michrowski, a researcher assistant at the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.Michrowski aims to get better numbers on how many skates die after being caught on... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperfrom Columbia International University, and a doctorate of philosophy in educat
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
from Columbia International University, and a doctorate of philosophy in education and intercultural studies from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. “It is an honor to be named the Commissioner of Education and Early Development by the State... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperNetwork television show.The deadline to apply is July 11. Kathryn Dodge, the ec
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Network television show.The deadline to apply is July 11. Kathryn Dodge, the economic development specialist for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, said business panels in Fairbanks, Anchorage and Juneau will... Read more
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express
Were 9/11 towers blown up by bombs? University probes if planes REALLY were responsiblenow, the theory has been just that and confined to the online forums of conspir
Were 9/11 towers blown up by bombs? University probes if planes REALLY were responsible
express / Posted 9 days ago
now, the theory has been just that and confined to the online forums of conspiracy theory websites. But now, the University of Alaska is sponsoring a full investigation into claims that World Trade Center Building 7 was brought down by a... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Keep out: Kenai Peninsula land managers work together to curb invasive speciesto manage invasive species in Alaska from 2007–2011, about $5.8 million per yea
Keep out: Kenai Peninsula land managers work together to curb invasive species
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 10 days ago
to manage invasive species in Alaska from 2007–2011, about $5.8 million per year, according to a 2012 analysis from the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Institute of Social and Economic Research. About 41 percent of that spending went toward... Read more
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Juneau Empire
High costs discourage young Alaskans from commercial fishingnow expensive. “In many cases, it will be more than your boat,” said Sunny Ric
High costs discourage young Alaskans from commercial fishing
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 days ago
now expensive. “In many cases, it will be more than your boat,” said Sunny Rice, a marine advisory program agent for the University of Alaska’s Sea Grant program. Paging through a fishermen’s journal, she spotted a Bristol Bay drift net permit... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Commercial fishing too costly to enter for Alaska's youngnow expensive. "In many cases, it will be more than your boat," said Sunny Ric
Commercial fishing too costly to enter for Alaska's young
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
now expensive. "In many cases, it will be more than your boat," said Sunny Rice, a marine advisory program agent for the University of Alaska's Sea Grant program. Paging through a fishermen's journal, she spotted a Bristol Bay drift net permit... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
High costs discourage young Alaskans from commercial fishingnow expensive. “In many cases, it will be more than your boat,” said Sunny Ric
High costs discourage young Alaskans from commercial fishing
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 10 days ago
now expensive. “In many cases, it will be more than your boat,” said Sunny Rice, a marine advisory program agent for the University of Alaska’s Sea Grant program. Paging through a fishermen’s journal, she spotted a Bristol Bay drift net permit... Read more
4 related stories
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Juneau Empire
Gold Rush Days"Spike," the University of Alaska Southeast humpback mascot poses with two youn
Gold Rush Days
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
"Spike," the University of Alaska Southeast humpback mascot poses with two young fans for a photo during the opening day of Juneau's 26th annual at Savikko Park, where mining and logging contests bring people together to celebrate the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakeslate winter lake ice thickness measurements commonly exceeded 2 metres in north
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakes
The Financial Express / Posted 11 days ago
late winter lake ice thickness measurements commonly exceeded 2 metres in northern Alaska,” said Christopher Arp, from the University of Alaska. “Such thick ice growth helps to limit sub-lake permafrost thaw by freezing the sediments solid each... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Northern entrepreneurs see big potential for drones in the Arcticbusiness director with the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integrat
Northern entrepreneurs see big potential for drones in the Arctic
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
business director with the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI), a research institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks that’s been developing and testing drones for the past 15 years, says many companies from... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakeslate winter lake ice thickness measurements commonly exceeded 2 metres in nort
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakes
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
late winter lake ice thickness measurements commonly exceeded 2 metres in northern Alaska," said Christopher Arp, from the University of Alaska. "Such thick ice growth helps to limit sub-lake permafrost thaw by freezing the sediments solid each... Read more
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Salon.com
High costs discourage young Alaskans from commercial fishingnow expensive. “In many cases, it will be more than your boat,” said Sunny Ric
High costs discourage young Alaskans from commercial fishing
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
now expensive. “In many cases, it will be more than your boat,” said Sunny Rice, a marine advisory program agent for the University of Alaska’s Sea Grant program. Paging through a fishermen’s journal, she spotted a Bristol Bay drift net permit... Read more
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ABC News
High Costs Discourage Young Alaskans From Commercial Fishingnow expensive. "In many cases, it will be more than your boat," said Sunny Ric
High Costs Discourage Young Alaskans From Commercial Fishing
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
now expensive. "In many cases, it will be more than your boat," said Sunny Rice, a marine advisory program agent for the University of Alaska's Sea Grant program. Paging through a fishermen's journal, she spotted a Bristol Bay drift net permit... Read more
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Juneau Empire
JDHS grad joins Chena Goldstream Fire and Rescue in FairbanksKyle Fagerstrom recently earned his dual degree in fire science/municipal fire
JDHS grad joins Chena Goldstream Fire and Rescue in Fairbanks
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
Kyle Fagerstrom recently earned his dual degree in fire science/municipal fire control and paramedicine in May from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. While earning his degrees, he also received national and state certification as a paramedic... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Building houses for class creditas a low-cost housing need for Juneau. I think people are ready to get rid of t
Building houses for class credit
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
as a low-cost housing need for Juneau. I think people are ready to get rid of their material things.” Williamson was among University of Alaska Southeast and Juneau-Douglas High School students working on a low-cost housing project through the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ultra-sharp image uncovers the shocking lives of young starsfilters (J, H, and Ks). Integration (exposure) time for each filter was 25 minu
Ultra-sharp image uncovers the shocking lives of young stars
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
filters (J, H, and Ks). Integration (exposure) time for each filter was 25 minutes. Color composite image by Travis Rector, University of Alaska Anchorage. Image credit: Gemini Observatory/AURA An unprecedented view from the Gemini South telescope... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Foam on the water a sign of life and deathyou things are bad," Wartinbee said. "But it's a perfectly normal part of strea
Foam on the water a sign of life and death
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 14 days ago
you things are bad," Wartinbee said. "But it's a perfectly normal part of stream activities." Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Foam on the water a sign of life, deathyou things are bad,” Wartinbee said. “But it’s a perfectly normal part of strea
Foam on the water a sign of life, death
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 14 days ago
you things are bad,” Wartinbee said. “But it’s a perfectly normal part of stream activities.” Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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The Hill
A way out of Alaska's fiscal holeArctic leases in the five-year plan, Alaskans have a much better chance of digg
A way out of Alaska's fiscal hole
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
Arctic leases in the five-year plan, Alaskans have a much better chance of digging their way out of their fiscal hole. A University of Alaska-Anchorage report concluded that OCS development would create an estimated annual average of 54,700 new... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Bears bother lonely science instrumentsrunways in villages and knock down all the runway lights, which make a slight h
Bears bother lonely science instruments
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
runways in villages and knock down all the runway lights, which make a slight humming sound.” • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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