Author: Tiffany Lehnerd

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Wild and wooly in the North

Polar Star Not everything in Alaska is boom or bust. A pipeline may remove millions of barrels of oil each day, but a full-grown musk ox on the UA farm still produces only five...

Streaking satellites clutter the night sky  March 5, 1996 0

Streaking satellites clutter the night sky March 5, 1996

The Sun Star Ned Rozell/ Alaska Science Forum While on a recent trip to a remote cabin on the bank of the frozen Yukon River, I was treated to a night sky that was...

From the Archives, Feb. 12, 1980: Our society is worth saving 1

From the Archives, Feb. 12, 1980: Our society is worth saving

Polar Star Gary L. Wells / Columnist President Carter, in his State of the Union address, said, “The decade ahead will be a time of rapid change as nations everywhere seek to deal with...