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Photo feature: Seeing stars

...illustrate everything from global weather patterns to planetary astronomy. The question most people asked after seeing the unit in...participants the chance to play with robotics, learn about astronomy and, at right, participate in teamwork exercises. Photos...
Paul Frederic Eskelin

...had remarkable vision for construction and carpentry. His avid interests included music, golf, birding, photography, astronomy, aviation, and boat building all of which were later embraced by his children. Paul instilled a lifelong love of fishing...
Refuge notebook: Dark skies, new telescope cause for celebration

...Kenai Refuge was recently gifted a spectacular telescope from a local family in memory of their brother, Alex, who loved astronomy. Many Alaskan back decks become home to telescopes during the winter. The Maklezow family deck was no different. A beautiful...
The Sky Guy

As research for my astronomy columns I'm reading "Celestial...issues of "Sky & Telescope" and "Astronomy." By "future" I mean the November...magazines for which this is justified are astronomy-related ones because they publish...
The Sky Guy

Graphic courtesy of Andy Veh The astronomy season starts out in grandeur as the...any discovery and new development in astronomy is so exciting that a question of definition...secondary. Andy Veh is the physics and astronomy instructor at Kenai Peninsula College...
Challenger Center throws an interstellar star party

...something and get people interested in astronomy and looking at the stars," said Kathy...teacher from Utah, became hooked on astronomy when the officials at her school asked...first telescope and joined the Salt Lake Astronomy Club. When she moved to Alaska, she...
The Sky Guy

...Stars can actually be seen again, so it's time to resume my astronomy column. I usually write a September article, but since there...Mountains probably obscure that view. Andy Veh is the physics and astronomy instructor at Kenai Peninsula College. He can be reached...
Community Schools

...beginning this week is printed as a reminder to preregistered participants. For more information, call 262-6768. Monday Astronomy Andy Veh will instruct on how to use a star finder and telescopes. Participants are asked to dress for the weather. Class...
Exploring God's word leads to great discoveries upon reading the following in the New Encyclopedia Britannica: "Columbus discovered America by prophecy rather than astronomy." What biblical prophecy sent Columbus on his journey? More than two thousand years before Columbus told King Ferdinand...
Technology to make climate science visual

...sphere shaped screens that can show changing global forest cover, animal migrations, shifting climate patterns or teach astronomy lessons, among other things. "Kids will be able to see progression going back through time," said Marnie Olcott, the...


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