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Two Alaskan Volcanoes Release More Energy, Stronger Eruptions Ongoing
2013-06-26 09:20:55

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two of three active Alaskan volcanoes have shown a sizeable increase in activity since first erupting weeks ago, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO). AVO warned the Pavlof and Veniaminof volcanoes could become even more active in the future. For now, both volcanoes have been spewing lava and ash into the atmosphere, with at least one of the two peaks disrupting local air traffic. Pavlof, an 8,000-foot,...

2013-05-22 23:14:24

Nomination period for Third Annual Program opens May 22 and closes July 22. ANCHORAGE, AK (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Alaska Communications today announces its third annual Summer of Heroes program in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs — Alaska. The program recognizes five young Alaska heroes who are making a difference in Alaska communities. Each of the heroes will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship and a trip to the Alaska State Fair in August. Alaska Communications will also celebrate...

2013-03-27 23:01:23

Dr. Scott Laudon is excited for the launch of his new Google+ business page. This will give him the opportunity to connect with his patients and peers in a brand new way. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 Dr. Scott Laudon and the Alcan Dental Group has launched a new Google+ page for their practice. The Anchorage, Alaska dental office has provided dental services to its local area since 1992. As a brand-new opportunity to build patient and community connections, they have created a...

2013-02-01 23:03:48

Public invited to February forums to learn more and provide feedback on forest use and issues Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Chugach National Forest officials announced today the beginning of the first phase of a three year planning process to revise the 2002 forest plan under a new National Forest System Planning Rule. The forest plan provides direction for managing resources and activities such as recreation, fish and wildlife habitat, historic and sacred sites, vegetation,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.