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The experiment that never ends; Ned Rozell. #2078; 8/23/11

A trans-Arctic snowmachine journey for science; Ned Rozell. #1845; 3/7/07

The world according to a dog's nose: Ned Rozell. #1778; 11/24/05

Gold opened Alaska; but what is it good for?: Ned Rozell. #1777; 11/17/05

Taking a walk through time: Ned Rozell. #1765; 08/25/05

Bits and pieces from the desktop: Ned Rozell. #1763; 08/11/05

Ice dies, fire survives in Interior Alaska: Ned Rozell. #1749; 05/05/05.

Amazing flying machines allow time travel: Ned Rozell. #1727; 12/02/04.

Aleutian voyage for science on the Tiglax: Ned Rozell. #1703; 06/17/04.

The Physics of Slapshots and Mid-ice Collisions: Ned Rozell. #1681; 01/15/04.

More Alaska Names and the True Life of Fred: Ned Rozell. #1659; 08/14/03.

Alaska is a Corruption, Mt. Hunter a Mistake: Ned Rozell. #1658; 08/7/03.

From San Francisco, the Latest News of the World: Ned Rozell. #1573; 12/20/01.

The Latest News of the World: Ned Rozell. #1521; 12/20/00.

The Science of Saints, Santa and Shopping: Ned Rozell. #1519; 12/07/00.

So Many Creeks, So Few Names: Ned Rozell. #1489; 05/11/00. #1657; 07/30/03.

Eight Thousand Scientists Gather on San Andreas Fault: Ned Rozell. #1471; 12/22/99.

The Physics of Ball on Bat: Ned Rozell. #1453; 08/19/99.

Gold Opened Alaska; But What is it Good For?: Ned Rozell. #1452b; 08/10/99.

When a Scientist Extends an Invitation to Cruise, Beware: Ned Rozell. #1383; April 8, 1998.

Gulf of Alaska, Aboard the Alpha Helix--This Ain't No Fishing Boat: Ned Rozell. #1381; 03/26/98.

The Tale of a Far North Message in a Bottle: Ned Rozell. #1372; 01/21/98.

Build It, and the Birds Will Come: Carla Helfferich. #1369; 12/24/97.

Quality Time in Rat Country: Carla Helfferich. #1359; 10/16/97.

Daniel Fahrenheit, Anders Celsius Left Their Marks: Ned Rozell. #1317; 12/24/96. #1717; 09/23/04.

Gold Opened Alaska; But What is it Good For?: Ned Rozell. #1311; 11/14/96.

Fun with Physics, Starring the Flying Disc: Ned Rozell. #1299; 8/22/96.

Streaking Satellites Clutter the Night Sky: Ned Rozell. #1273; 02/22/96.

Leap Year: Invented by Ceasar: Perfected by the Pope: Ned Rozell. #1272; 02/15/96.

Fear of Math and Statistics Results in "Innumeracy": Ned Rozell. #1241; 06/29/95.

Searching for a Spectacular Summer Sunset: Ned Rozell. #1237; 06/01/95.

Simulated Sonic Booms Shock Silently: Ned Rozell. #1225; 03/09/95.

Powerful Radio Signals add Free Soundtrack: Ned Rozell. #1221; 02/09/95.

Darwin on the Grass, Alas: Carla Helfferich. #1199; 08/31/94.

Domesticating the Gold Bugs, and the Copper Bugs Too: Carla Helfferich. #1188; 06/16/94.

Slipping in a Second: Carla Helfferich. #1187; 06/08/94.

Genuine Gold Bugs: Carla Helfferich. #1135; 05/26/93.

The Aging Element: Carla Helfferich. #1130; 04/21/93.

Bridge into Troubled Waters: Carla Helfferich. #1128; 04/07/93.

If the Shoe Fits: Carla Helfferich. #1099; 09/02/92.

How Fast Can a Bullet Go?: Larry Gedney. #1097; 08/19/92.

Mushroom Hunters: Carla Helfferich. #1095; 08/05/92.

Backstitching Time with Cosmic String: Carla Helfferich. #1089; 06/24/92.

Secrets of the Woodwind Reed: Carla Helfferich. #1066; 01/22/92.

Time and the Teddy Bear: Carla Helfferich. #1060; 12/11/91.

Indigo and Blue Genes: Carla Helfferich. #1050; 10/02/91.

Beer Before Bread: Carla Helfferich. #1039; 07/17/91.

Pepper from the South Pacific: Carla Helfferich. #1037; 07/03/91.

Really, Really Cold: Carla Helfferich. #1020; 3/6/91.

A Few Fat Facts: Carla Helfferich. #1016; 2/7/91.

More Light on Jet Lag: Carla Helfferich. #1015; 13/30/91.

Whoosh...Bang! Happy New Year: Carla Helfferich. #1009; 12/19/90.

Songs from Alaska's Spruce: Carla Helfferich. #1001; 10/24/90.

Tiny Bubbles Revisited: Carla Helfferich. #1000; 10/17/90.

Spicy Solution for a Foxy Problem: Carla Helfferich. #979; 05/23/90.

Bitter Truths: Carla Helfferich. #966; 02/21/90.

The Double Dawn in the Time of King Yi: Carla Helfferich. #960; 01/11/90.

A Breakthrough Boat: Carla Helfferich. #958; 12/27/89.

What is Music: Juan Roederer. #953; 11/17/89.

Hellohellololo: Carla Helfferich. #932; 06/28/89.

Detecting Permafrost 'til the Cows Come Home: Carla Helfferich. #922; 04/19/89.

Koch's Snowflake, Mandelbrot's Coastline: Carla Helfferich. #920; 04/05/89.

Ashes to Ashes, Books to Dust: Carla Helfferich. #893; 09/28/88.

On the Jelling of Jelly : Sue Ann Bowling. #887; 08/22/88.

Mass and Weight: Sue Ann Bowling. #882; 07/18/88.

Alaska's Colors : Claron L. Hoskins. #881; 07/11/88.

Full of Sound and Fury: Sue Ann Bowling. #879; 06/27/88.

"Earth, Air, Fire and Water" : Sue Ann Bowling. #877; 06/13/88.

Hair Color: Sue Ann Bowling. #873; 05/16/88.

The Physical Chemistry of Making Fudge : Sue Ann Bowling. #871; 05/02/88.

Polar Navigation and the Sky Compass : Oscar Noel and Sue Ann Bowling. #865; 03/21/88.

Polarized Light: Sue Ann Bowling. #862; 02/29/88.

Cheetahs and Soybeans : Sue Ann Bowling. #856; 01/18/88.

The Dunking Bird: Sue Ann Bowling. #854; 04/04/88.

Happy New Year - But Why Now?: Sue Ann Bowling. #853; 12//28/87.

The Gallilean Thermometer: Sue Ann Bowling. #850; 12/07/87.

Two Kinds of Infrared: Sue Ann Bowling. #840; 09/28/87.

Weighing the Earth: Glenn E. Shaw. #829; 07/13/87.

What's Really in Colored Printing Inks? : Sue Ann Bowling. #823; 06/01/87.

Waves in Nothing: Sue Ann Bowling. #809; 02/22/87.

The UFOs are Back: Larry Gedney. #803; 01/12/87.

On a Clear Day, You Can't Necessarily See Forever: Larry Gedney. #800; 12/22/86.

Engines are also Affected by Wind Chill: Larry Gedney. #795; 11/17/86.

Lighter-than-air Craft more than a Bag of Hot Air: Larry Gedney. #793; 11/03/86.

Shagging Flies isn't all that Easy: Larry Gedney. #784; 09/08/86.

Science vs. Pseudoscience: Larry Gedney. #771; 06/02/86.

The Cannon Ball Express: Larry Gedney. #770; 05/26/86.

The Pinhole: Nature's Lens: Larry Gedney. #769; 05/18/86.

When is a Bird Feather like a Blue Sky?: Larry Gedney. #765; 04/21/86.

Surfaces: Larry Gedney. #753; 01/27/86.

Antarctica: A Meteorite Storehouse: Larry Gedney. #744; 11/25/85.

The Centigrade Scale: Why It's Not Liked: Larry Gedney. #736; 09/30/85.

The Scale Factor in Nature: Larry Gedney. #735; 09/23/85.

Experiments With a Helium Balloon: Larry Gedney. #734; 09/16/85.

The Mechanics of Rock-Skipping: Larry Gedney. #731; 08/23/85.

An Almost-Petrified Forest: Neal Brown. #730; 08/19/85.

Fluids in Motion: Larry Gedney. #727; 07/29/85.

Bogus Nuggets and Bad Coins: Larry Gedney. #722; 07/01/85.

Nature's Golden Ratio, Part II: Larry Gedney. #720; 06/17/85.

The Hollow Earth Theory: Larry Gedney. #718; 06/03/85.

Nature's Golden Ratio: Larry Gedney. #716; 05/20/85.

Alaska's Black Gold: Larry Gedney. #709; 04/01/85.

Streamlining Cars: Then and Now: Larry Gedney. #702; 02/11/85.

Platinum: The Precious and Pretentious Metal: Larry Gedney. #697; 01/10/85.

The American Coin That Couldn't: Larry Gedney. #673; 08/01/84.

Breathing Through Hollow Reed is Unlikely Escape Gimmick: Larry Gedney. #668; 06/25/84.

Nature's Laws Not Negotiable: Larry Gedney. #665; 06/08/84.

Escape Velocities: Larry Gedney. #661; 04/18/84.

Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall: Larry Gedney. #659; 04/18/84.

Left Hands and Right Hands: Tom Gosink. #652; 03/14/84.

Does Hot Water Freeze Faster than Cold?: Larry Gedney. #650; 03/05/84.

Notes Caught in Passing: Larry Gedney. #633; 10/31/83.

Scientific Terminology not always Linguistically Correct: Dan O'Neill. #632; 10/24/83.

Does Anyone have the Time?: Larry Gedney. #623; 09/05/83.

Why Do Roads Corrugate?: Larry Gedney. #619; 08/01/83.

Why do Curve Balls Curve?: Larry Gedney. #613; 06/20/83.

How Bacteria Digest Oil: Don Button. #609; 06/02/83.

Tree Rings and History: Larry Gedney. #600; 04/08/83.

Time Zones: Carl Benson. #597; 03/25/83.

Do Fog Lights Really Work?: Larry Gedney. #593; 03/03/83.

Tanana Valley Mirages: Larry Gedney. #585; 12/13/82.

The Unpredictable Magnetic Poles: Larry Gedney. #582; 01/07/83.

Win Some, Lose Some: Larry Gedney. #576; 11/24/82.

Higher Doesn't Always Mean Colder: Larry Gedney. #572; 10/18/82.

Sugar: How Common and Important It Is: Tom Gosink. #553; 07/12/82.

A Faster Ride on the Cannonball Express: Larry Gedney. #547; 06/18/82.

Oil Slicks in the Arctic: Larry Gedney. #544; 05/27/82.

The Cannon Ball Express: Larry Gedney. #537; 04/15/82.

Soil Formation: T. Neil Davis. #531; 03/01/82.

Natural Fibers Versus Synthetic Materials: Larry Gedney. #530; 02/22/82.

The Bathtub Vortex: Larry Gedney. #523; 03/19/82.

Stoneware Pottery: T. Neil Davis. #515; 11/07/81.

Rigid Insulation: T. Neil Davis. #484; 05/07/81.

Fiberglass Insulation: T. Neil Davis. #482; 04/30/81.

Whistlers: T. Neil Davis. #473; 04/07/81.

Washboard Roads: T. Neil Davis. #472; 02/27/81.

Bubbles in Beer: T. Neil Davis. #468; 02/13/81.

Changing Time: T. Neil Davis. #409; 07/02/80.

Solstices, Equinoxes and Leap Years: T. Neil Davis. #406; 06/16/80.

Methyl Alcohol: T. Neil Davis. #385; 03/20/80.

Food Storage and Preservative-treated Wood: T. Neil Davis. #380; 03/10/80.

Uses of Gold: T. Neil Davis. #366; 12/18/79.

Evergreen Trees and Marine Bacteria: Don Button. #355; 12/14/79.

A Sixth Sense?: T. Neil Davis. #352; 11/08/79.

Arctic Mirage (Hillingar): T. Neil Davis. #347; 10/12/79.

Data Is/Data Are: Dan O'Neill. #334; 08/24/79.

Wood Resources: T. Neil Davis. #331; 07/19/79.

Birch Sap Sugaring Off: Teri Viereck. #313; 04/30/79.

Human Powered Flight: T. Neil Davis. #299; 04/12/79.

Old Reliable: T. Neil Davis. #287; 02/15/79.

High Finance: T. Neil Davis. #276; 12/27/78.

Speculations: T. Neil Davis. #274; 11/23/78.

How Many Rainbows?: T. Neil Davis. #237; 06/28/78.

Compass Accuracy: T. Neil Davis. #230; 06/07/78.

Dancing Wires: T. Neil Davis. #224; 03/17/78.

Unusual Events in the Sky: T. Neil Davis. #222; 02/03/78.

More on Spirals: T. Neil Davis. #221; 01/25/78.

Spirals: T. Neil Davis. #215; 01/12/78.

Purchase of the North Pole: W. R. Hunt. #211; 12/22/77.

Alaska's Metric Connection: Carl Benson. #210; 01/20/78.

An Unidentified Flying Object: T. Neil Davis. #208; 12/28/77.

Flipping Coins: John Miller and T. Neil Davis. #175; 07/04/77.

Reporting Unusual Events: T. Neil Davis and John Miller. #145; 10/05/77.

The Beginning of Time: Dan Swift. #128; 11/01/76.

Simulating Life: T. Neil Davis. #124; 10/06/76.

Mystery of the Mammoth and the Buttercups: J. Holland. #122; 11/1/76.

Right- and Left-handed Cracks: T. Neil Davis. #115; 09/25/76.

Mammoths and Earthquakes: T. Neil Davis. #113; 08/25/76.

Dancing Wires: Part Two: Kenelm Philip. #92; 04/19/76.

The Eielson Deep Hole: T. Neil Davis. #79; 03/14/76.

Building a Snow House: W. R. Hunt. #76; 05/19/76.

Plasma--The Fourth State of Matter: Dan Swift. #65; 05/26/76.

The Greenhouse Effect: T. Neil Davis. #49; 04/16/76.

Basic Facts About Heat Transfer: T. Neil Davis. #48; 04/16/76.

Mirages: Glenn Shaw. #17; 11/2/76.