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This is a temporary site with information for new physics graduate students to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Elections - April 2015

New PGSA board!
Below are images from our hike to the local Granite Tors - May 2014
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Cross country skiing across a frozen lake under a waxing moon and the aurora - February 2014
Aurora watching - waiting for a rocket launch at the University of Alaska's Poker Flat Rocket Range - the world's only university owned rocket range - January 2014
Physics Thanksgiving Potluck - November 2013

Spontaneous aurora viewing party at UAF's Poker Flat Research Range (Rocket Range) - November 2013

PGSA group photo in front of a frozen waterfall at Denali National Park, September 2013

PGSA tours the one-of-a kind permafrost tunnel just north of Fairbanks, October 2013

If we heard correctly, there are only 3 such permafrost tunnels in the world!

PGSA hiking trip at Angel Rocks, September 2013

Some PGSA members posing for a group photo after they drove to the end of the Denali Park Road during road lottery weekend - an opportunity only given to ~1000 cars a year, Denali National Park, September 2012.