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Image of the Day: Polar Bear Plunge a Little More Bearable

  • Published: Feb 8th, 2012

A spirited bunch run into the Chesapeake Bay during the 16th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge.

No, You Weren’t Hallucinating: January was Really Warm

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2012

NOAA is just out with its weather stats for the month just ended, and if the premature spring flowers, lack of snow and balmy days didn't clue you in, January 2012 was the fourth warmest January on record

What’s Causing the Deadly Cold in Europe?

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2012

A deadly cold wave in Europe is likely tied in part to a recent shift in a key driver of winter weather, known as the Arctic Oscillation.

Image of the Day: Braving the Blizzard in Europe

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2012

A woman braves the cold in Macedonia even though temperatures in Europe have dropped to as low as -20°F

Super Bowl is Coming Out Party for this Snowless Winter

  • Published: Feb 6th, 2012

Sunday’s Super Bowl in Indianapolis capped this snowless winter’s coming-out party as temperatures pushed 60 degrees and fans basked in balmy weather.

Image of the Day: The Iconic Blue Marble, Part 2

  • Published: Feb 6th, 2012

An Eastern Hemisphere companion to the wildly popular "Blue Marble" image of Earth released last week.

Image of the Day: A Soothing View of Green and Blue

  • Published: Feb 5th, 2012

A NASA instrument captures this soothing image illustrating the locations where incoming solar energy is reflected back to space

Image of the Day: A Crack Across the Pine Island Glacier

  • Published: Feb 4th, 2012

A massive crack extending for 19 miles across the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica was discovered by NASA scientists.