Fri, Mar 07, 2014 at 7:32 AM
Data from the rocket will help scientists understand why auroras wrinkle into distinctive shapes 'like swirls of cream in coffee,' part of a broader investigation into how Earth receives energy from the sun.
Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 10:59 AM
Scientists conducted aerial surveys, examined causes of sea otter deaths and analyzed genes to check for influence from oil exposure to gauge the animal's recovery.
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 3:45 PM
Marine debris is transformed into art for a new exhibit at the Anchorage Museum, offering an eerie look at Earth's plastic problem.
Mon, Feb 03, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Arctic critters have no trouble gallivanting across the bitter tundra in the dead of winter thanks to snow-like camouflage and thick layers of fat, fur and feathers.
Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 10:10 AM
Jet-stream patterns have affected the weather all across the country, meteorologists say, from the California drought to Georgia's 'snowpocalypse.'
Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 12:44 PM
The polar vortex that has chilled the continental United States pulled warm, moist air from the Pacific into Alaska causing the avalanche.
Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 8:30 AM
The deep pink moon shines in the blue evening sky and snowy grasslands of Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 6:18 PM
Gold Rush? More like cold rush! The cast and crew of the miniseries reveal how they battled extreme weather to bring this epic tale to the screen.
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 2:55 PM
The chlorine originates in sea salt and may have a role in climate change.
Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM
This eerie visual phenomenon occurs when light (usually from the sun or the moon) reflects off ice crystals hovering in the air.