A dinosaur fossil discovered in 1950 in the western Brooks Range is an ichthyosaur, University of Alaska Museum of the North scientists have confirmed. It’s the first ichthyosaur found in Alaska and the largest and most complete specimen known from the state.
The remains of two Ice Age infants, buried more than 11,000 years ago at a site in Alaska, represent the youngest human remains ever found in the northern North America, according to a new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The UAF Geophysical Institute now has an office in Iceland. As an expansion of their partnership with Unmanned Aircraft Systems Iceland, UAF and Icelandic officials inaugurated the new office on Oct. 30.
Radar sensors are like eyes that see in the dark, but better. Franz Meyer, associate professor of remote sensing at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, will address the potential that radar is opening to science exploration at a talk Tuesday, Feb. 4.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a West Ridge holiday open house and First Friday event Dec. 6 from 2-6 p.m. in the Elvey and Akasofu buildings.