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Legislature Honors Former University Employee’s Legacy
May 14, 2019
The Alaska State Legislature passed a memorial citation this week honoring former UAF employee Merritt Randolph Helfferich. Helfferich was a 61...
April 29, 2019
If you browse websites like Pinterest, you might be impressed with how creative crafters turn unwanted items into functional pieces. You may be...
UAF students work on NASA projects as part of Space Grant
April 26, 2019
In a lab at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, engineering students are working on projects for NASA, as a part of a congressionally mandated...
Students’ 3D model illustrates decline of Alaska glacier
April 10, 2019
Matthew Balazs sits at his desk holding a plastic model of the Mendenhall Glacier and surrounding valley in his right hand. In his left, he has a...
Air temperatures in the Arctic are driving system change
April 7, 2019
A new paper shows that air temperature is the “smoking gun” behind climate change in the Arctic, according to John Walsh, chief scientist for the...
Alaska had April weather in March
April 2, 2019
In March, most of Alaska had weather normally expected in April. “March was too warm,” said Martin Stuefer, Alaska’s state climatologist. “It was...
A Decade of Exploring Alaska’s Mountain Glaciers
March 29, 2019
In Alaska, 5 percent of the land is covered by glaciers that are losing a lot of ice and contributing to sea level rise. To monitor these changes...
Unmanned drones tested with planes and helicopters
March 29, 2019
Throughout the week The Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Integration, otherwise known as ACUASI have joined forces...
HAARP Goes Artsy
March 27, 2019
Art and science are combined this week in a project at the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP facility. Built for military...