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  1. Measuring clouds with digital holography

    A team of NCAR researchers led by Jacob Fugal is developing and testing a specialized instrument that uses digital holography to measure tiny cloud droplets.

    • Weather

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  2. Scientists Uncover Solar Cycle, Stratosphere, and Ocean Connections

    Scientists Uncover Solar Cycle, Stratosphere, and Ocean Connections

    Subtle connections between the 11-year solar cycle, the stratosphere, and the tropical Pacific Ocean work in sync to generate periodic weather patterns that affect much of the globe, according to research appearing this week in the journal Science.

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  3. visualization of magnetic field in the solar convection zone

    NSF TeraGrid helps Hayden Planetarium create the most advanced planetarium show ever produced

    High-performance computing systems, visualization resources, and software tools provided by the National Science Foundation TeraGrid helped make the Hayden Planetarium's new space show the most scientifically accurate and advanced planetarium show ever produced, according to many reviewers.

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  4. Architect's rendering of the approach to the NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing Center.

    Wyoming Supercomputing Center Reaches Design Milestone

    The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and its managing organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), today unveiled design concepts for the Wyoming supercomputing center.

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  5. A test run for satellite chemical sensors

    A new study led by NCAR scientist David Edwards is the first to apply the concept of Observing System Simulation Experiments to chemical weather (predicting pollution events and variability in the atmosphere’s chemical composition).

    • Air Quality

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