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Slack Tide: 49 meditations on a sunny Alaska summer

...Summers like this, even goth kids can't resist sunbathing in a field of wild flowers.35. Nicolaus Copernicus was the first astronomer to describe a sun-centered model of the solar system in 1543; Galileo Galilei further forwarded this heliocentric view...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/slack-tide-49-meditations-sunny-ala
Neighbors
Astronomer Dennis Mammana returns to Juneau

Astronomer Dennis Mammana will return to Juneau for two presentations and one photography workshop at the Marie Drake Planetarium on Valentine's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-31/astronomer-dennis-mammana-returns-ju
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: The northern boreal bird nursery

...the way to Labrador. Here for a meteorite search with an astronomer, I have helicoptered into a place humming with life.This...spongy ground beneath them.In the past few days, meteor astronomer Peter Jenniskens, Fairbanks guide Garrett Jones and I have...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-19/alaska-science-forum-northern-boreal
Outdoors
Pluto just 4 weeks, 20M miles away for spacecraft

...deputy project scientist Cathy Olkin said during an update broadcast Tuesday.Pluto was discovered by the late American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh in 1930. Its moons, the fifth unmasked as recently as 2012, also bear names related to the mythological...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/pluto-just-4-weeks-20m-miles-away-spa
Not For Web
Rocks from space in Alaska backcountry

...space rocks sizzled to Earth in a quiet part of the Brooks Range east of the Dalton Highway.Peter Jenniskens, a meteor astronomer with the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) institute in Mountain View, California, thinks this meteorite...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/rocks-space-alaska-backcountry
Outdoors
New nonfiction to whet young readers' appetites for adventure

...photographed book brings the science of astronomy to life. Astronomer Alex Filippenko is our guide to the sky and all the things...Hawaii and learn how today's big telescopes work and why an astronomer's job is important. "Off to War," by Deborah Ellis...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081309/art_481306605.shtml
The night sky in 37,440 exposures

SEATTLE - Nick Risinger has always gazed up at the sky. But last year the amateur astronomer and photographer quit his day job as a Seattle marketing director and lugged six synchronized cameras about 60,000 miles to capture...

http://juneauempire.com/phuong-le/2011-05-12/night-sky-37440-exposures
Astronomer Dennis Mammana returns to Juneau

The Marie Drake Planetarium is sponsoring a visit by astronomy writer, lecturer and photographer Dennis Mammana on Feb. 20 and 21. Mammana will speak Friday, Feb. 20 on "the Seven Wonders of the Universe." On Saturday, Feb.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/astronomer-dennis-mammana-returns-ju
Outdoors
Astronomer Dennis Mammana returns to Juneau for two presentations and a workshop

The Marie Drake Planetarium will host astronomy writer, lecturer and photographer Dennis Mammana this weekend in Juneau.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-13/astronomer-dennis-mammana-returns-juneau-
Art
Arts calendar

...Wildlife Conservation.Flying Blue Marble presentation with astronomer Dennis Mammana, 7-8:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium...family.2014: A Year of Cosmic Delights presentation with astronomer Dennis Mammana, 7-8:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-13/arts-calendar
Art

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