Rocks from space in Alaska backcountry

...torch of light in the cold daytime sky.That afternoon, satellites detected a meteoric fireball headed toward Earth. An hit Earth.The Alaska meteorite was first seen by the satellites that orbit Earth monitoring for nuclear weapon explosions...
Anchorage hospitals appeal state's allocation of new beds

...because she did not want to concentrate the city's emergency services at one location.Alaska Regional's proposal to add satellite medical facilities in Eagle River and South Anchorage was denied so as not to drive up costs by treating non-life-threatening...
Experts: El Nino may be historically strong

...the current El Nino likely will rival ones in 1997-1998, 1982-83 and 1972-73.NASA oceanographer Bill Patzert said satellite measurements show this El Nino to be currently more powerful than 1997-98, which often is thought of as the king. But...
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Right whale surveys begin in Gulf of Alaska

...about whale genetics and body condition or health. If they are lucky to get close enough, scientists might be able to attach satellite tags to individuals to monitor their movements over time.To ensure they look in the right places, researchers are centering...
Despite skepticism, US confident it can monitor Iran deal

...easier as restrictions are lifted on the scope of its civilian nuclear program.Just this week, Albright's group released satellite photos that he said raised questions about Iranian activity at a suspected military site, Parchin. The intelligence official...
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A big night in the arts

...night would easily be bright enough to be seen by passing satellites in space.The Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities...Western Civilization.In November, Colberg helped set up a satellite program for the Palmer-based college in Talkeetna, about...
Arctic sea ice maximum may reach record low in satellite era

...National Snow and Ice Data Center.Using satellite measurements, the center based at the...any other year's winter maximum since satellite measurements began in 1979, the of the ice," he said.Winter satellite measurements are not as significant as...
Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...Cecil, the Zimbabwean lion that was killed, was wearing a satellite collar installed by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit...said the unit has tracked the movements of over 100 lions by satellite.Prince Mupazviriho, permanent secretary in Zimbabwe's...
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Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found

...rubber dinghies or rickety fishing boats. When the vessels have problems, often someone aboard contacts the coast guard by satellite phone to request rescue. Other boats in distress are spotted by Triton air surveillance.Most of the migrants hope to find...
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Malaysian leader: Debris found is from Flight 370

...and crashing into the ocean. Investigators settled on that scenario after analyzing data exchanged between the plane and a satellite, which showed the jetliner took a straight path across the ocean. Australian Transport Safety Bureau chief commissioner...
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