Monthly Archives: April 2011








Syun-Ichi Akasofu, UAF professor of physics and director, emeritus, was awarded the Hannes Alfvén Medal in early April at the European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria. The Hannes Alfvén Medal was awarded for his outstanding achievements in Solar-Terrestrial Physics, establishing the sub-storm as a fundamental concept of magnetospheric physics. For more information visit: English: www.iarc.uaf.edu/spotlights/2011/akasofu-alfven-medal/ Japanese: … Continue reading Akasofu awarded the Hannes Alfvén Medal

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A class titled Getting Started Vegetable Gardening in Fairbanks will be offered 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18,  at the Cooperative Extension Service in the conference room of their new offices, 724 27th Ave. To register or for more information contact Taylor Maida at temaida@alaska.edu or 907-474-2422.

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All UAF students, faculty and the Alaska Satellite Facility’s staff are invited to a presentation Tuesday, May 3, by staff from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration/Headquarters and NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, along with staff from ITT Coporation’s Space Communications Networks Services. Phil Liebrecht of NASA/HQ will be giving a 45-minute presentation with a 15-minute … Continue reading Presentation: The future of NASA

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