1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Image of Earth showing temperature increases, researched by TraCE-21000 project

    New cause for past global warming revealed by massive modeling project

    By simulating 8,000 years of climate, a team led by scientists from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and NCAR has found a new explanation for the last major period of global warming, which occurred about 14,500 years ago.

    • Climate

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  5. Sun and Water

    Solar Cycle Linked to Global Climate, Drives Events Similar to El Niño, La Niña

    Establishing a key link between the solar cycle and global climate, new research led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) shows that maximum solar activity and its aftermath have impacts on Earth that resemble La Niña and El Niño events in the tropical Pacific Ocean.

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