Category: This Day in History

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

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...