Posted by lwpetersen | November 6, 2010
Nanooks Won!

Kate and I went to a hockey game tonight between the UAF Nanooks and the Michigan Wolverines with one of Kate's friends and her family. It was a lot of...

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Posted by lwpetersen | November 4, 2010
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner – Bear swipes at boy on way to school in Alaska town

Alaska is like that town that was near your town, but you would always say, "careful around that place. It's crazy."Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Bear swipes at boy on way...

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Posted by lwpetersen | November 3, 2010
A Day of Firsts

Today I voted for the first time in the state of Alaska. Also, today our brand new car broke something fierce. Today was my first witnessed continuous sunrise/sunset. While Kate...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 30, 2010
Sunrise from home

I finally had the chance to sleep in after one of the longest and hardest work weeks I have ever had. I think I worked an average of 16 hours...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 24, 2010
Murphy Dome at night

I have a lot of new pictures I would like to share, I hope you don't mind. Jason and Alex, fellow grad students, and I drove up to Murphy Dome...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 21, 2010
Yesterday: Sunrise to Sunset

Yesterday the Sun rose at 9:00 am Alaska time. Every day here is a totally new play on the lighting over the Tanana Valley and the Alaska Range. Yesterday was...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 18, 2010
Richardson Highway – Salcha, Harding Lake, Chena Lake, Chena River and North Pole

Kate and I went for a drive again, this time driving southeast on the Alaska Highway.  This is the same route we took into Alaska, but it was fairly overcast...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 17, 2010
Northern Lights

The aurora stopped by again tonight and I was camera ready. With the help of spaceweather.com it's pretty easy to stay on top of things. The statistical auroral oval provided...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 17, 2010
Plugging for the little guys

I want to start advocating for the use of more opensource software.  There is a whole philosophy with a lot of programmers that software should be freely distributed, many of...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 16, 2010
Good Morning

Morning sunrise (9:13am, official sunrise today occurred at 8:47am) and Otis looking the wrong way.It was 10 degrees [F] this morning, 11 with the wind chill? So, the actual temperature...

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