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The Bomb: Lasting Legacy of the Nuclear Bomb

The Bomb: Lasting Legacy of the Nuclear Bomb

THE BOMB tells a powerful story of the most destructive invention in human history, outlining how America developed the nuclear bomb, how it changed the world and how it continues to loom large in our lives. Through state-of-the-art transfer techniques that have turned recently declassified images into vivid, jaw-dropping footage, viewers witness the raw power and strangely compelling beauty of rare views of above-ground nuclear tests.

Non-profits and their role in Alaska

Non-profits and their role in Alaska

Alaska has somewhere between 5,000 and 6,000 non-profits, and their important role in supporting community needs throughout the state is undeniable. Today we’ll be examining that role, and how it has grown over the past half century.

KSKA: Friday, July 24, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 25, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 25, at 4:30 p.m.

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NOVA: Why Planes Vanish

Pilots flying simulator (L to R) Less Abend and Mark Weiss. (Photo Courtesy of WGBH)

The disappearance of Flight MH370 stunned the world. In an era of smart-phones and GPS, how could a 270-ton passenger jet vanish into thin air? It was a rude awakening for all of us, showing just how far we are from the world we imagined we lived in — in which every move is monitored all the time. NOVA – Why Planes Vanish tells the inside story of the search for Flight MH370 and meets the key players, from all corners of the globe, who have spent months searching for the lost plane. How easy is it to make a plane disappear?

‘Coffee with the Mayors’

Former Anchorage mayors Tony Knowles (left) and Jack Roderick

Join former Anchorage mayors Jack Roderick, Tony Knowles, Tom Fink, Rick Mystrom and Dan Sullivan for “Coffee with the Mayors,” a panel discussion looking at the city’s past, present, and future, and presented as part of the Anchorage Centennial Symposium.

KSKA: Tuesday, July 21, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

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Life on the Reef: Exploring Australia’s Greatest Natural Icon

The Lionfish may look spectacular, but its venomous spines can inflict a painful sting on an unwary diver. (Photo Courtesy Courtesy of Nick Robinson and Luke Peterson / © Eye Spy Productions Trading as Northern Pictures)

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the richest and most complex natural ecosystems on earth — home to a stunning array of animals, from microscopic plankton to 100-ton whales. From the coral cays of the outer reef to the Islands of the Torres Strait, the reef’s human residents work to find that critical balance between our needs and those of an ever-diminishing natural world.

Big-Name Brands Arrive in Anchorage

On Thursday, Anchorage fashionistas lined up to be the first inside the new H&M men’s and women’s apparel store in Anchorage. We’ll be viewing some footage of that exciting event in a moment. Today, we are taking a look at how and why national brands, and in H&M’s case, international brands, are locating in Anchorage.

KSKA: Friday, July 17, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 18, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 18, at 4:30 p.m.

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Upcoming APTI Board Meeting: Thursday, July 9

The next APTI Board meeting will be held Thursday, July 9 at at 4 pm. The meeting will be held at the Elmo Sackett Broadcast Center, located at 3877 University Drive near the entrance to Alaska Pacific University.

The public is welcome to attend.

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      Wed @ 7:00 pm - Life on the Reef

      Spring brings with it an explosion of life on the reef: corals spawn; sea birds nest; and thousands of baby turtles crowd the beaches.

      Wed @ 8:00 pm - NOVA

      A minute-by-minute chronicle of the 2011 nuclear meltdown crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, as told by the workers who stayed behind as an earthquake and tsunami crippled the plant.

      Wed @ 9:00 pm - Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail

      Conclusion. Physicist Derek Muller explores the history and mysteries of uranium, including its cosmic origins, use in medicine and use in warfare.

      Wed @ 10:00 pm - Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement

      Profiling five people with disabilities, including a scientist, journalist, bionics engineer, exoskeleton test pilot and a disability justice educator, and a look at emerging technologies designed to help improve their lives.

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