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Juneau marine lab recognized for seawater heat pump

Juneau marine lab recognized for seawater heat pump

White House Council on Environmental Quality bestows GreenGov award on Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute

New research focusing on local glacial estuary habitat

New research focusing on local glacial estuary habitat

Glacial recession impacts on fish and invertebrates previewed at Southeast Alaska Watershed Symposium

Scientists Estimate 20 Billion Earth-Like Planets In Our Galaxy

Scientists Estimate 20 Billion Earth-Like Planets In Our Galaxy

A new study suggests there could be far more Earth-like planets orbiting distant stars than once thought, some of which might even harbor life.

How long will the Trans-Alaska Pipeline be viable?

How long will the Trans-Alaska Pipeline be viable?

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System is the 800-mile long backbone of the state’s energy infrastructure.

Tree buried by volcanic eruption could reveal seismic secrets

Tree buried by volcanic eruption could reveal seismic secrets

A charcoal tree found embedded in pumice could help scientists learn more about Alaska volcanoes.

Biomass cleans up its act

Biomass cleans up its act

Yesterday we brought you the first story in a two part series on the push for biomass energy in Southeast Alaska.

Supporters believe wood biomass … more

Building a critical mass for biomass

Building a critical mass for biomass

In renewable energy circles, biomass is a term that refers to plants or plant-made materials that can be burned to heat buildings or fuel power generation facilities.

Netflix On The Moon? Broadband Makes It To Deep Space

Netflix On The Moon? Broadband Makes It To Deep Space

Here’s a funny quirk of the modern age: It takes just seconds to pull up a bad sci-fi movie about invaders from the moon and watch it in HD. But actual communications between the Earth and moon are just as static-filled as they were back in the 1960s.

Marian Call’s “Good Morning Moon” Release

Marian Call’s “Good Morning Moon” Release

The folks at Juneau’s Alaska Robotics just sent us Alaskan artist Marian Call’s new video “Good Morning Moon.” The video features footage shot in the … more

Millions Of Miles From Shutdown, Mars Rovers Keep Working

Millions Of Miles From Shutdown, Mars Rovers Keep Working

The budget negotiations in Washington are not front-page news on Mars. There, millions of miles away, NASA’s rovers continue to operate, taking photographs and collecting data as they prepare for the coming Martian winter.