Category: What’s Happening

November Weather

November Weather

Posted: November 5, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Skywatch Almanac Weather, Weather, What's Happening

November seems awkward in some ways.  Any spell of Indian Summer is cut short, no longer at home among the barren trees, the dying grass, and the increasingly frosty mornings.  And yet the first attempts at winter are frequently messy, the marks of inexperience.  Even the sky seems restless, its… Read More
November Astronomy

November Astronomy

Posted: November 5, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Planetarium News, Skywatch Almanac Astronomy, What's Happening

Jupiter settles low, toward the southwest horizon, while Saturn remains higher and to the left. Venus returns to the evenings, passing by Jupiter on the 24th. This month finds the Milky Way high overhead, with the Summer Triangle slipping into the west, while the dazzling Capella rises higher in the… Read More
STEM Lab Open House

STEM Lab Open House

Posted: October 28, 2019| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events, What's Happening

You’re invited! November 14, 4:00 – 6:00 PM in the Fairbanks STEM Lab and McGuire Conference room for student presentations of their work. This fall, STEM Lab students have been learning about and propagating rare Vermont orchids.  Come to hear about what they have done so far and what discoveries… Read More