Free screenings of a new documentary that highlights climate change in Alaska will be offered Sept. 27-30 in Fairbanks, Palmer, Anchorage and Kotzebue. The documentary mixes interviews with Alaska scientists and climate change experts with the stories of Alaska residents affected by climate change.
People travel north from all over for a chance to see the aurora. Chris Fallen is making his own. This week the space physicist planned to travel to an antenna field off the Copper River. There, he will pulse transmitters on and off to create radio-induced aurora, also known as airglow. The University of Alaska … Continue reading Turning on the aurora switch with HAARP
“We Breathe Again,” a film that shares the stories of four Alaska Natives working to overcome the impacts of intergenerational trauma and suicide, will premiere on “America ReFramed” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, on PBS’s WORLD Channel.
A new collaborative research project will investigate potential factors that have caused the Cook Inlet beluga whale population to remain in severe decline since the 1990s.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will award $30,000 in cash prizes through its annual Arctic Innovation Competition presented by Usibelli Coal Mine.
Seafood is big business in Alaska. To help boost the industry and its leadership careers, Alaska Sea Grant will offer a training program that starts in November. It’s called the Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute.
KUAC FM terminated its Alaska Public Radio Network membership and stopped airing the network’s programs as of Sept. 1.
Teachers and teaching aides from six villages in the Bering Strait School District immersed themselves in a science and culture camp in Unalakleet, Alaska, last month to learn how to integrate science and Native knowledge in the classroom.
A spruce forest regeneration experiment in Interior Alaska that spanned nearly 30 years demonstrates which forest management practices produce the best results.
On Saturday night, Sept. 2, Matt Gardine was at home outside Fairbanks playing with his daughter when his phone beeped. As the seismologist on call with the Alaska Earthquake Center, Gardine’s duty was to get information out about detectable earthquakes right after they happen.
Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute are exploring the changing chemistry of the Arctic’s atmosphere to help answer the question of what happens as snow and ice begin to melt.