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Court rejects man's appeal in death of physicist

...rejected an Alaska man's request for a new sentence on a manslaughter conviction in the traffic death of a world-renowned physicist. Byron F. Geisinger was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison in 2007 after he slammed his full-sized pickup truck...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122810/sta_762576263.shtml
News
Pluto up close: Spacecraft makes successful flyby

...Clyde Tombaugh. (Some of his ashes are aboard the spacecraft.)The White House and Congress offered congratulations, and physicist Stephen Hawking was among the scientists weighing in."Hey, people of the world! Are you paying attention?" planetary...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-15/pluto-close-spacecraft-makes-successf
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Stephen Hawking helps England with their World Cup chances

LONDON - Physicist Stephen Hawking has turned his brilliant mind toward perhaps his toughest challenge yet - helping England win the World Cup.Britain's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-29/stephen-hawking-helps-england-their-wo
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Rocks from space in Alaska backcountry

...But we only need to find a small piece of it."Upon hearing of the asteroid, Jenniskens called Hans Nielsen, a space physicist with UAF's Geophysical Institute. The pair had worked together before on other meteorite projects. Nielsen checked out...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/rocks-space-alaska-backcountry
Outdoors
Study: It's not teacher, but the method that matters

...ivy on college walls. A study by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, now a science adviser to President Barack Obama, suggests...in the field of teaching science, said Robert Beichner, a physicist and professor of science education at North Carolina State...

http://juneauempire.com/seth-borenstein/2011-05-12/study-it8217s-not-teacher-met
Alaska Science Forum: Citizen science, social media meets the aurora

...nowcast" for the northern lights.That's one of the goals of the site's creator, Liz MacDonald. She's a space physicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Her dream, after a 2011 solar storm that produced red auroras...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-03/alaska-science-forum-citizen-science
Outdoors
Today in History

...revolutionaries imprisoned the royal family.In 1814, the Cape Colony in southern Africa was ceded by the Dutch to Britain. Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Angstrom was born in Logdo.In 1846, the American flag was raised for the first time in Los Angeles.In 1910...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

...spidery cracks extending from fist-size frozen holes. A physicist once explained how the stars grow: warmish lake water flows...in radial tendrils that cool and freeze. Victor Tsai, the physicist, wrote a the paper on lake stars after duplicating them in...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/alaska-science-forum-northern-alaska
Outdoors
Arts calendar

...and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand (Michael Caine), a brilliant NASA physicist, is working on plans to save mankind by transporting Earth's population to a new home via a wormhole. But first, Brand...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-25/arts-calendar
Art
Arts calendar

...save Peeta from the Capitol."Theory of Everything" (PG-13) - Synopsis: A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.GLACIER CINEMAS"Penguins of Madagascar" (PG) - in 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Skipper, Kowalski...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/arts-calendar
Art

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