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Beloved Seattle Antique Store Closes Due To Coronavirus Crisis

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Arctic Researchers Return Home To A Pandemic

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The German icebreaker Polarstern is moored to a piece of ice that scientists hope to drift with and study for the next year. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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Scientists on the research vessel Akademik Fedorov spent a week or so setting up a network of scientific monitoring equipment up to about 25 miles from the MOSAiC ship. Ravenna Koenig for NPR hide caption

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Chunks of ice float past the hull of the Akademik Fedorov as the ship moves through the southern edge of the Arctic Ocean ice pack. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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Young Researchers Feel Excitement And Sadness To See Arctic Ice That May Disappear

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Young Researchers Feel Excitement And Sadness To See Arctic Ice That May Disappear

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The Challenges Scientists Face While Working In The Arctic Ocean

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Scientists on the research vessel Akademik Fedorov spent a week or so setting up a network of scientific monitoring equipment up to about 25 miles from the MOSAiC ship. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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Studying The Ripple Effects Of Shrinking Arctic Sea Ice

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Russian research vessel Akademik Fedorov helped search for the MOSAiC ice floe. It made its way through the ice of the central Arctic Ocean. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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Searching For Solid Ice As Scientists 'Freeze In' To Study A Warming Arctic

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Finding The Right Chunk Of Arctic Ice

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An Ambitious Research Expedition Is Getting Underway In The Central Arctic Ocean

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The German icebreaker Polarstern sits in Breivika harbor in Tromso, Norway, on Tuesday. If all goes according to plan, it will spend the next year frozen into the Arctic sea ice. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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To Better Understand The Arctic, This Ship Will Spend A Year Frozen Into The Ice

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Scientists Will Deliberately Encase Their Ship In Arctic Sea Ice

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