North Pole

This image provided by the National Snow and Ice Data Center shows the Arctic sea ice extent on Sept. 13, 2013 in white. The orange-colored border surrounding it shows the median extent for Sept. 13 from 1981-2010. (AP Photo/National Snow and Ice Data Center)

Arctic sea ice 6th lowest, but rebounds from 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — The amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level, but that’s much higher than last year’s record low. The ice cap at the North Pole […]

09/20/2013

A hurricane at Saturn's North Pole (Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/Hampton University)

Monster hurricane watch at Saturn’s North Pole

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured stunning views of a monster hurricane at Saturn’s North Pole. The eye of the cyclone is an enormous 1,250 miles across. Watch a NASA-narrated video about it here.

04/29/2013

NASA Messenger spacecraft approaches planet Mercury, NASA artist rendition. (AP)

NASA: Closest planet to sun, Mercury, harbors ice

A NASA spacecraft has confirmed there’s ice at Mercury’s north pole. Scientists announced Thursday that the orbiting probe, Messenger, has found evidence of frozen water, even though Mercury is the closest planet to the sun.

11/29/2012

Arctic ice shrinks to all-time low; half 1980 size

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists say the amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank to an all-time low this year, smashing old records for the critical climate indicator. The ice cap at the North Pole […]

09/19/2012

Puppy found gagged in Alaska trash bin

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – Scrappy the puppy is living up to his name. Not only did the 4-month-old puppy survive being gagged, put in a suitcase and thrown in a trash bin, but now he’s […]

08/30/2012

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