If you’re enjoying a lovely day on the beach, there’s something you should do if the ground shakes, the water retreats or the ocean makes a strange noise. “Run,” said Elena Suleimani, because those are signs that a tsunami is coming. “It’s a matter of minutes. Don’t return for at least 12 hours.”
Celebrated scientist, author and inventor Temple Grandin will share her experiences with autism and animal science at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, in the Davis Concert Hall on the Fairbanks campus. She will discuss how animals think, act and feel.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Education and College of Liberal Arts have received three grants totaling $5.03 million through the U.S. Department of Education’s Alaska Native Education Equity Program to improve educational opportunities for Alaska Natives and rural educators.
Millions of people live in dimples on the Earth’s surface — often near the ocean, in lowlands between mountain peaks too rugged and cold. One of these global indentations, Cook Inlet Basin, recently showed another characteristic of the planet’s basins — they quiver like a bowl of jelly during an earthquake.
A University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher has helped create the first map that shows how the Greenland Ice Sheet has moved over time. The map helps scientists understand the history of the Greenland Ice Sheet, providing context for present-day rapid changes.