The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration downgraded the southern tanner crab – or bairdi – in its annual report to Congress.
A new video reveals just how close NASA came last year to losing its $500 million Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope in a narrowly averted collision with a defunct, Cold War-era Soviet spy satellite.
The U.S. Coast Guard recently helped placed seismic sensors along a fault near Craig in southeast Alaska.
NASA is calling it “The Rose.” By any other name, it’s a mammoth storm on Saturn’s north pole. Its eye spans an estimated 1,250 miles — 20 times the size of an average hurricane’s eye on Earth.
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo — designed to carry paying passengers beyond Earth’s atmosphere — passed a key test Monday, shooting past the speed of sound under its own rocket power.
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report says build-out of the large-scale Pebble mine near the headwaters of a world-class salmon fishery could wipe out as many as 90 miles of streams and alter stream flows.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game sampling for sport-caught ling cod, rockfish, and king and coho salmon has been scheduled for various ports in Southeast Alaska.
There are more questions than answers about the problems facing fisheries in Cook Inlet. And scientists working on those problems are chronically short on time and funding. But a new fisheries program at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage has students tackling some important research questions.
Scientists have digitized and analyzed imagery taken by one of the first U.S. weather satellites to create a montage showing the extent of polar sea ice in 1964 so they can compare it to more recent satellite photos.
We all deserve a break from the past week’s news. This NASA video could be just the right thing.