The New York Sun newspaper in a six-part series of articles published on August 25, 1835, reported how an astronomer had used a new telescope to discover that life on the moon included a community of winged humanoids. Gavin and Wyatt gaze to the sky for lunar life creatures while John looks to the library for full moon music . It will be an all-lunar-tune playlist and it is no hoax that you are invited to listen to Crosscurrents, 8/25 at 8 a.m.
- A whale-watching tour saw more than just whales Wednesday, after helping save a deer from drowning in the ocean.
- Equatorial Pacific Ocean finally shows signs of cooling, but the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea are still extremely warm. Latest research indicates both phenomenon helped with each other's formation between 2013 and 2015.
- The updated geochemical atlas was an outgrowth of another project. Geologists and surveyors were on a mission to find rare earth elements and minerals that could be strategically important to the country.
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.