March Madness is definitely here, and on Friday afternoon, we'll bring you live coverage of a crucial quarterfinal game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from the Greensboro Coliseum. The No. 15 North Carolina Tar Heels (23-8, 13-5 ACC ) were one of the most maddeningly inconsistent teams of the early college basketball season. Show More Summary
(Photo by Andy Strangeway) Rockall is a tiny island—a rock, really—in the north Atlantic Ocean. Ireland, the UK, Denmark and Iceland all lay claim to it. For more than 60 years, those nations have been locked in a quiet struggle for possession of it. Show More Summary
If I were sitting at a meeting of the North Atlantic Council, NATO's highest decision making body these days, I would recall the invasion by Russia of Hungary in 1956, hearing the Beatles for the first time, watching the landing on the Moon, the liberation of Eastern Europe in 1989, Poland, Czech and Hungary becoming NATO members in 1999. Show More Summary
Heading into this week's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., there are a host of schools trying to upset a top-heavy group of powerhouses. No. 6 Virginia, No. 7 Duke, No. 11 Syracuse and No. 16 North Carolina highlight the ACC tourney bracket and have each earned first-round byes into Friday's quarterfinals. Show More Summary
North Atlantic Drilling has a strong contract position that should allow it to weather any market difficulties in 2014. In addition, the growing demand for the company's rigs from areas such as Russia and Norway should allow it to secure contracts for the years following 2014.
The North Atlantic right whale is the rarest of all the large whales and one of the most endangered species in this country. Already threatened by ship collisions and entanglement in fishing gear, they will soon face yet another danger. Show More Summary
Two months ago, the North Carolina Tar Heels were sitting with an 11-7 record after losing four of their first five Atlantic Coast Conference games. Since then, Roy Williams ' squad reeled off 12 consecutive wins, moving from the league basement to being ranked No. Show More Summary
From Cardiff University Sun’s energy influences 1,000 years of natural climate variability in North Atlantic Changes in the sun’s energy output may have led to marked natural climate change in Europe over the last 1000 years, according to researchers at … Continue reading ?
It's likely you've never seen or even heard of the animal known as a 'Sea Mouse,' due to the fact that they dwell at underwater depths of around 6,000 feet. Found in the North Atlantic, the North Sea, the Baltic Sea and the Mediterranean...Show More Summary
Brad DeLong: The Social Insurance State, Economic Problems of the North Atlantic, Redistribution, and the Lesser Depression, by Brad DeLong:... I was told over and over again, the economic problems of the north Atlantic in the 1970s and 1980s–the...
Over at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth: The Social Insurance State, Economic Problems of the North Atlantic, Redistribution, and the Lesser Depression: Monday Focus: March 10, 2014: Back in the 1970s and 1980s I was toldShow More Summary
Changes in the sun's energy output may have led to marked natural climate change in Europe over the last 1000 years, according to researchers at Cardiff University. read more
Just a quick note to anyone thinking about hopping in a cab to Brooklyn Heights or Cobble Hill from points north this month: DON'T DO IT. The DOT is closing southbound lanes between Cadman Plaza and the Atlantic Avenue exit in order to make roadway repairs. Show More Summary
Scientists believe changes in this circulation — called thermohaline circulation — may dramatically accelerate global climate change.
Characterizing the middle Miocene Mi-events in the Eastern North Atlantic realm: a first high-resolution marine palynological record from the Porcupine BasinAuthors:Quaijtaal et alAbstract:The warm climate of the Miocene peaked during the middle Miocene Climatic Optimum (MMCO; 17-14.5 Ma). Show More Summary
Poland has summoned the members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to meet on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing crisis in the Ukraine, where Russia has invaded and effectively taken over the Crimea. According to a statement...Show More Summary
The North Atlantic Council, NATO’s key governing organization, met Sunday to discuss the NATO-Ukraine Commission and released its official statement on Ukraine. The North Atlantic Council condemns the Russian Federation’s military escalation...Show More Summary
If you've ever wondered what it would be like to pilot a ship in fifty foot waves in the North Atlantic, today's video is for you! [ more › ]
The mega-decline in cod and other fisheries across the North Atlantic Ocean threatens the livelihood of fishermen and communities in New England and Atlantic Canada. One suspect in the disappearance of cod and other groundfish is the food source for their young: a planktonic copepod crustacean, no larger than a grain of rice. Show More Summary
North Carolina's Brice Johnson is one of the most dynamic sixth men in college basketball. The 6'9" sophomore has played a vital role in the Tar Heels current nine-game Atlantic Coast Conference win streak. In one month, Johnson has helped UNC climb from the conference basement to currently sit at No. Show More Summary