Sea ice is seen from NASA's Operation IceBridge research aircraft off the northwest coast on March 30, 2017 above Greenland. | Mario Tama/Getty Images

An Arctic Heat Wave Is Giving Polar Researchers the Chills

Temperatures in the Arctic are running double digits higher than normal, despite the first rays of sunlight remaining weeks away.

A timelapse video of the ship Eduard Toll transiting the Northern Sea Route | Teekay Corporation