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Films, lectures celebrate Native American Heritage Month

...epic journey off the reservation.Nov. 27: "History of the Inupiat: Project Chariot." In 1958, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission planned to detonate thermonuclear bombs near North America's oldest continually inhabited settlement. This...

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Author to visit UAS today with new book on Yukon

...The Firecracker Boys," tells the story of the University of Alaska Fairbanks' 1950s contract from the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to conduct studies in advance of a massive thermonuclear test planned for Point Hope. Several of the UAF...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072106/loc_20060721011.shtml
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Biologist to lecture on historic Arctic, then versus now

...during his time spent in the Arctic beginning in the early 1960s. Merrell said many images will highlight the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission's failed Project Chariot, which involved the planned detonation of a nuclear bomb in the Cape Thompson...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011510/out_549743651.shtml
Alaska Native Film Series concludes Tuesday

...Naninaaq Edwardson tells the story of an Inupiaq village that stopped the most powerful agency of its time: the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, who in 1958, planned to detonate thermonuclear bombs near North America's oldest continually inhabited...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-22/alaska-native-film-series-concludes-tuesd
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Biologist tells of disasters Alaska averted

In 1958, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission had a bunch of spare nuclear devices. Next came the bright idea to use them to carve out a harbor near Kotzebue, with an underground...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050609/loc_436919047.shtml
Author to visit UAS today with new book on Yukon

...The Firecracker Boys," tells the story of the University of Alaska Fairbanks' 1950s contract from the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to conduct studies in advance of a massive thermonuclear test planned for Point Hope. Several of the UAF...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072106/boo_20060721011.shtml
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Uranium mine still poses risks

...with Newmont to make Dawn Mining Co. Dawn mined the site from 1954 until 1981, first selling uranium to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and then to the energy industry. Yellowcake production stopped in 1981, when uranium prices dropped. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111208/sta_355115431.shtml
Firecracker boys: Making a harbor with nukes

...Anything new needs big people in order to get going." Territorial leaders nodded their heads in approval. The U.S. Atomic Energy Commission approved Teller's Project Chariot in 1958. The harbor was to be created by a series of under- ground nuclear...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032808/nei_262629674.shtml
This Day in History

In Alaska, in the Nation and the World

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