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Arctic heatwave could break records this Christmas

Arctic heatwave could break records this Christmas

Temperatures at the North Pole could be up to 20 degrees higher than average this Christmas Eve, in what scientists say is a record-breaking heatwave, a media report said on Saturday.

China launches first fully-owned satellite ground station near North Pole

China launches first fully-owned satellite ground station near North Pole

In order to collect satellite data anywhere on the Earth swiftly, China has launched its first fully-owned oversees satellite ground station near North Pole.

Russian scientists discover Hitler's secret Nazi military base in Arctic

Russian scientists discover Hitler's secret Nazi military base in Arctic

Russian scientists have discovered a secret Nazi military base which was built on direct orders from German dictator Adolf Hitler located 1,000 kilometres from the North Pole.

NASA probe to explore global atmosphere over oceans

The Atmospheric Tomography, or ATom, is the first to survey the atmosphere over the oceans, the US space agency said in a statement.

North Pole was once ice-free in summer: Study

North Pole was once ice-free in summer: Study

They used unique sediment samples from the Lomonosov Ridge -- a large undersea mountain range in the central Arctic, while travelling on board Germany's research icebreaker RV Polarstern in 2014. 

25 degrees in December! Where's the Delhi winter?

25 degrees in December! Where's the Delhi winter?

Get set for the hottest New Year eve in more than 15 years. 

Freak heatwave pushes winter North Pole above freezing

Freak heatwave pushes winter North Pole above freezing

Temperatures at the North Pole rose above freezing point Wednesday, 20 degrees Celsius above the mid-winter norm and the latest abnormality in a season of extreme weather events.

Two new NASA rockets to study Earth's magnetic field

The US space agency is planning to launch two sounding rockets over Norway this winter to study how particles move in a region near the North Pole where Earth's magnetic field is directly connected to the solar wind.

Melting Arctic sea ice affects land eco-systems

 Melting sea ice may have a direct bearing on methane emissions from Arctic tundra, according to a study.