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2013-06-19 12:24:41

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heading to Alaska? You can leave your coat at home. The nation's 49(th) state has been ablaze in high temperatures for two weeks now, and both visitors and locals are basking in over 19 straight hours of sunshine a day. Summer solstice is only a few days away; and, with temperatures soaring into the 90s in parts of the state, Alaska can expect at least another week of long, warm days. "This stretch of beautiful weather couldn't come at a...

2011-06-01 09:05:28

By Dr. Tony Phillips - Science @ NASA It sounds like an oxymoron: a solar eclipse at midnight. According to NASA, it's about to happen. "It might sound like a contradiction to have a solar eclipse in the middle of the night, but this is what we will see in northern Norway, Sweden and Finland on June 1st," says Knut Joergen Roed Oedegaard, an astrophysicist at the Norwegian Centre for Science Education in Oslo. At this time of year, he explains, the sun doesn't set in Arctic parts of the...

2008-09-02 12:00:13

U.S. author Stephenie Meyer says she has stopped work on her book "Midnight Sun" because a draft was posted on the Internet without her permission. "Sun" was a retelling of Meyer's smash hit novel "Twilight" from teen vampire Edward's point of view. "With writing, the way you feel changes everything. If I tried to write 'Midnight Sun' now, in my current frame of mind, James would probably win and all the Cullens would die, which wouldn't dovetail too well with the original story. In any...

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Arctic Circle
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Arctic Circle -- The Arctic (Land of the Midnight Sun) is the area around the earth's North Pole while antarctic is in South Pole. It includes parts of Russia, Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Lapland and Svalbard as well as the Arctic Ocean. The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. Everything north of this circle is known as the Arctic, and the zone just to the south of this circle is the Northern Temperate Zone. This is the parallel of...

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