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Pluto just 4 weeks, 20M miles away for spacecraft

...fired a thruster on the spacecraft over the weekend to fine-tune its path."This is one charged-up team," principal investigator Alan Stern of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado said last week. "They know that they're...
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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...fires burning near homes north and southwest of Anchorage.Rupp, a University of Alaska Fairbanks professor and principal investigator for the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Climate Science Center who researches and projects forest ecology...
NASA set to launch 4 spacecraft to solve magnetic mystery

...sensor-laden booms are extended a few days into the flight, each spacecraft could span a baseball field.Principal investigator Jim Burch from the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio said measurements will be made down to the electron...
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Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...normal" debris is less bizarre, but still harmful to marine life. Auke Bay Laboratories' Jacek Maselko was principal investigator for a paper on Dungeness crab pot ghost fishing, published in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management...
Better Sitka fisheries aim of scientist's work

...of scientists working on the most exhaustive studies to date on the fisheries of the Gulf of Alaska.Moss, a principal investigator for the ongoing Gulf of Alaska Integrated Ecosystems Research Project, was in Sitka last week preparing for...
Adjustments delay new Arctic vessel

...We're a little behind schedule, but, you know, these things are very hard to predict," said the project's principal investigator, Terry Whitledge. "It's a pretty complex set of systems that have to go together to make everything work...
SHI to sponsor DNA research during Celebration

...Molecular Genetic Analyses of Indigenous Populations of North America - University of Pennsylvania is being led by Principal Investigator Dr. Theodore G. Schurr, who was at Centennial Hall during Celebration June 7-9.The goal of the study is...
Poker Flat range launches rockets to explore aurora

...electrical) current to be in the right place," said Miguel Larsen, a professor at Clemson University, and the principal investigator for project JOULE II. Rocket trajectory is fixed and launching was delayed until the aurora was in the most...
UAF may nab new ship

...before it can move forward. "We've been waiting two years for this announcement," said Terry Whitledge, the principal investigator on the project and the director of the Institute of Marine Science at UAF. Whitledge and UAF has been involved...
Whale scientist to speak at UAS breaching humpback whale sculpture and fountain on Juneau's waterfront. Sharpe is executive director and principal investigator for the Alaska Whale Foundation, which has produced the DVD "Cry of the Bubble Warriors." He is stopping...


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