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Will Earth’s shifting magnetic poles push the Northern Lights too?
Scientists are studying the aurora's every move.
Old stone walls hold secrets to Earth’s wandering magnetic north
New England is full of granite that has locked away a record of how north has evolved over the centuries.
Earth’s magnetic pole is moving faster than expected
But we won't know where it's going until the government shutdown ends.
To Crack the Mystery of the Hexagon on Saturn, Researchers Model it in Water
A giant hexagon circling Saturn’s north pole has puzzled scientists for decades. Now researchers have managed to recreate the pattern...
Mission to the North Pole
In anticipation of opened oil wells beneath the melting arctic, an ownership-mapping mission makes its way across the seabed
There May Be Blood
A new map shows conflicting claims to Arctic territories—and its billions of gallons of oil
Polar Ice Likely to Disappear This Summer
Maybe the Martians will lend us some of their ice