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polar : (a) of or relating to a geographic pole or the region around it (b) coming from or having the characteristics of such a region — Webster
Polar regions of Earth also known as Earth’s frigid zones, are the regions of Earth surrounding its geographical poles (the North and South Poles). These regions are dominated by Earth’s polar ice caps, the northern resting on the Arctic Ocean and the southern on the continent of Antarctica. — Wikipedia
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Tornado fatalities continue to fall, despite...
on February 15, 2019 at 1:10 pm
The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 ushered in a movement of westward migration in the United States, and with new territory came new challenges – and weather phenomena. The rate of tornado-related fatalities increased faster than the rate of population growth until the start of the 20th century, according to a new study in the journal Weather, Climate, and Society. […]
Polar bears invade Russian town; locals delighted...
on February 12, 2019 at 9:10 pm
Russian wildlife specialists are heading for an Arctic archipelago to try to resolve a situation that has both terrified and delighted the locals: the polar bears that moved into a populated area. […]
Acoustic waves can monitor stiffness of living...
on February 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm
MIT engineers have devised a new, noninvasive way to measure the stiffness of living cells using acoustic waves. Their technique allows them to monitor single cells over several generations and investigate how stiffness changes as cells go through the cell division cycle. […]
Russian Arctic archipelago sounds alarm over...
on February 10, 2019 at 10:01 am
A Russian Arctic archipelago on Saturday declared an emergency situation over an "invasion" of dozens of aggressive polar bears that have entered homes and public buildings. […]
Hubble reveals dynamic atmospheres of Uranus,...
on February 7, 2019 at 5:20 pm
During its routine yearly monitoring of the weather on our solar system's outer planets, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered a new mysterious dark storm on Neptune and provided a fresh look at a long-lived storm circling around the north polar region on Uranus. […]