UAB Space Archaeologist Sarah Paracak was a $400 answer on Jeopardy! last night

Screenshot of the $400 Jeopardy answer that appeared on the March 18, 2019 show about UAB’s Sarah Parcak.

UAB’s Sarah Parcak, the much acclaimed space archeologist, National Geographic Explorer and TED Prize winner was a $400 answer last night on the popular quiz show Jeopardy!

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UAB Polar scientist Jim McClintock honored by Explorers Club, along with 10 Apollo astronauts

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UAB’s Dr. Jim McClintock, a world expert on marine chemical ecology and drug discovery in Antarctica, was awarded the Finn Ronne Memorial Award by the Explorers Club on Saturday evening, March 16th in New York City.

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The Devil All the Time is the name of the movie filmed in Birmingham this week. Learn more.

Some of the props and production equipment for The Devil All the Time lining the street on the Forest Park neighborhood. Photo by Bham Now

Residents who live in Birmingham’s Forest Park neighborhood and Cliff Road are now discovering what all the commotion was up and down their streets this past week.

The Netflix movie,  The Devil All the Time was being filmed.

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6 ways you can protect Alabama’s public lands including becoming a Wilderness Ranger

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The “Big Tree” in the Sipsey Wilderness. Photo credit: Tony Barber

This past December 2018, heavy rains and winds blew down a large pine tree on top of the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve greenhouse. Constructed only a couple of years ago, the purpose of the greenhouse was to grow native trees and flora and plant them within Forever Wild’s Turkey Creek Nature Preserve. Its untimely destruction was a huge setback for the preserve financially and ecologically.

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4 huge sporting events in Birmingham, including the NCAA Indoor Track Championships, March 8-10

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This coming weekend, March 8-10,  will be huge for sports fans throughout the Birmingham metro area.  The Magic City will be hosting four major sporting events, including the NCAA Division I Indoor Track National Championship at the Crossplex and the inaugural game of the Birmingham Legion FC.

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