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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.

Alaska Tsunami Warning Center gets new name

Alaska Tsunami Warning Center gets new name

Yesterday was the last day that the tsunami warning center in Palmer, Alaska will be the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

Photo: Thousands of Walruses haul out near Point Lay

Photo: Thousands of Walruses haul out near Point Lay

NOAA researchers recently captured this amazing photo of thousands of walruses on a beach in the Chukchi Sea.

Scientists Find Sea Louse Has Tidal ‘Body Clock’

Scientists Find Sea Louse Has Tidal ‘Body Clock’

One thing you can say about the diminutive speckled sea louse: it’s always on time.

It’s Clear Humans Are Changing World’s Climate, Panel Says

It’s Clear Humans Are Changing World’s Climate, Panel Says

Declaring that “human influence on the climate system is clear,” a U.N.-assembled panel of scientists reported Friday that “it is extremely likely that human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century.”

Dead humpback whale examined near Kake

Dead humpback whale examined near Kake

An adult female humpback whale was found dead near the Southeast community of Kake earlier this month.

New Private Spacecraft Set For Mission To Resupply Space Station

New Private Spacecraft Set For Mission To Resupply Space Station

The SpaceX Dragon may have gotten there first, but Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus spacecraft is set to become the second private robotic ship to dock with the International Space Station after a Wednesday launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Break for weather, maintenence, but search continues for missing plane

47-year old Alan Foster was at the controls of the Piper PA-32 when it disappeared near Yakutat