arctic

What is the Largest Desert on Earth?

Despite what you might think, the largest desert in the world is actually in Antarctica. In addition to being the…

6 years ago

Arctic Melting Is Lasting Longer And Affecting More Ice: Study

The Arctic melt season is averaging five days longer with each passing decade, a new study by NASA and the National…

8 years ago

NASA Scientists Soar Over a Mini Ice Cap

It's quite a long way from Mars, but I can't help but be reminded of the Red Planet's ice-covered north…

9 years ago

Stunning Aurora Video: Polar Spirits

This year, there have been some epic auroral displays, and astrophotographer Ole C. Salomonsen has just released this new video…

9 years ago

NASA Satellite Sees Ghostly Remains of Vanishing Arctic Sea Ice

Sea ice swirls in ocean currents off the coast of Greenland (NASA/GSFC) Spooky spectral swirls of last season's sea ice…

10 years ago

Manhattan-Sized Ice Island Heads Out to Sea

An "ice island" that calved from the Petermann Glacier in July is seen by NASA satellite (MODIS/Terra) Remember that enormous…

10 years ago

Blue Marble 2012: The Arctic Edition

This latest portrait of Earth from NASA's Suomi NPP satellite puts the icy Arctic in the center, showing the ice…

10 years ago

Grab a seat for the Celestial Lights show!

Painstakingly assembled from over 150,000 digital photos taken over the course of eight months, this stunning time-lapse video of aurora-filled…

10 years ago

Arctic Ozone Levels Reach All-Time Low

In the past, massive ozone loss over Antarctica has grabbed the headlines. But this year, measurements by several different sources…

11 years ago

Scientists Predict Arctic Could Be Ice-Free Within Decades

[/caption] Bad news for what is now the beginning of the “melt season” in the Arctic. Right now, the sea…

11 years ago