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In the Stacks: New nonfiction books for young readers

...through the cold dust, past the planets and out of the solar system to where brown dwarfs, red giants, and star nurseries...more striking illustrations is a diagram showing our solar system collapsed into the Milky Way Galaxy, collapsed into our...
My Turn: I love my Ford F250 4x4 our generator. Ninety-nine percent of our electrical energy needs have come from our solar system. The initial reason I installed the solar system was to save money and my back.Google Kodiak Electric Association and click on the link...
Aurora forecast could be due to solar flip

...field move in a constant fury because the sun is so hot, and the interaction of those particles with others in the solar system leads to auroras, among other things."The sun actually, in a larger scale, behaves like a comet," Smith said...
50 random thoughts on a sunny Sunday morning

...accounts for 99.86% of the total mass of the entire Solar System. The rest is Bruce Vilanch.15. Wait, does if you're traveling to the outer reaches of the solar system - no need to pack a clip-on reading lamp.37. I really...
Solar energy in Southeast: Is it for real, or is it a joke?

...the window, I smile; it is 11:43 a.m. and 203 watts of solar energy is being generated by the unseen sun. Our solar system is working, generating enough energy to power three laptop computers, occasional overhead lights and our energy efficient...
This Day in History

...prison. In 1983, the U.S. space probe "Pioneer Ten," launched in 1972, became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system as it crossed the orbit of Neptune. In 1998, civil rights leaders and politicians called for an end to racial violence...
This Day in History

...regulators. In 2005, A NASA space probe, Deep Impact, hit its comet target as planned in a mission to learn how the solar system formed. Saudi security forces killed Moroccan Younis Mohammed Ibrahim al-Hayari, the al-Qaida terrorist group's...
Twin Lakes walk offers tour through solar system

...on the paved trail at Twin Lakes the planets of the solar system. Michael Orelove, a volunteer for the Friends of the...and project organizer, said the walking tour of the solar system runs for about a mile on the trail. The tour begins...
Newton, Schmid marry

...Bucker of Houston, Texas, and the groomsmen were John Pivar and Bob Weiss of Juneau. While in Juneau, the former state archivist Virginia, dressed as the sun, led the march of the planets in the solar system in the Fourth of July parade.
Best 30,000 anywhere

...Orelove of the Juneau Planetarium recently, as he worked on the planetarium's project to paint information about our solar system at Twin Lakes. The project adds fun and interest to the lakeside walk (and maybe an opportunity to contemplate our...


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